ABU TV Song Festival 2016

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ABU TV Song Festival 2016
ABU TV Song Festival 2016 logo.png
Dates
Final22 October 2016
Host
VenueBali Nusa Dua Convention Centre, Bali, Indonesia
Host broadcaster
Websitewww.abu.org.my/ABU_TV_Song_Festival-@-ABU_TV_Song_Festival_2016.aspx Edit this at Wikidata
Participants
Number of entries12
Debuting countries Tunisia
Returning countries
Non-returning countries

The ABU TV Song Festival 2016 was the fifth annual edition of the ABU TV Song Festivals. The event, which is non-competitive, took place in Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre, Bali, Indonesia, on 22 October 2016. Fourteen countries have confirmed their participation. Tunisia made their debut at the festival, while China and Sri Lanka returned after a one-year absence and a two-year absence respectively. Myanmar and Vanuatu have both stated that they do not intend to make their debut at the festival. India, Malaysia, and Turkey have withdrawn from the contest.

Location[edit]

On 24 March 2016, it was announced by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) that one of Indonesian island, Bali, had been chosen to host the fifth edition of the TV Song Festival on 22 October 2016.[1]

Host broadcaster[edit]

The ABU announced on 24 March 2016 that the fifth edition of the TV Song Festival will be co-organised by Indonesian national broadcasters, Televisi Republik Indonesia (TVRI) and Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI).[1] The host broadcaster RRI revealed the logo for the 2016 TV Song Festival on 17 May 2016.[2]

Format[edit]

The ABU TV Song Festival celebrates the popular music culture by showcasing high-profile musical acts from each of the participating ABU broadcasting members, in a non-competitive manner.[3][4]

Action calendar[edit]

The ABU published an action calendar which details the organisational process for the ABU TV Song Festival 2016.[5]

  • March: Call for entries, participation form distributed.
  • Mid-April: Application deadline.
  • Mid-May: Registration deadline with payment to ABU.
  • End-June: Participating ABU members confirm musical acts.
  • August and September: Participating ABU members to submit materials, profiles and promotional videos.
  • October: The 53rd ABU General Assembly in Bali, Indonesia.

List of participants[edit]

Draw Country[6] Artist Song Language
01  China Mo Siman "The Love from Heaven" Mandarin
02  Vietnam Nguyen Thi Pha Le "Ao Em Lua La" Vietnamese
03  Maldives Laisa Junaid "Magey Rah" Maldivian
04  Tunisia Lotfi Bouchnek "Mohammed" English, Tunisian Arabic
05  Afghanistan Seeta Qasemie "Melody Of Love" English, Afghan Pashto
06  Macau Queena "Aylan" Mandarin
07  Kazakhstan Ayree "Keep Silence" Kazakh
08  Hong Kong Kayee Tam "Puppet" Cantonese
09  Sri Lanka Shehara Liyanage "Something 'bout You and I" English
10  Japan Kyary Pamyu Pamyu "Fashion Monster" - "Sai & Co" Japanese
11  South Korea Ailee "Singing Got Better" Korean
12  Indonesia Novita Dewi "Terbang" Indonesian

Other countries[edit]

The following list of countries have participated in the ABU TV Song Festival at least once, but didn't made any announcements in regards to their participation in the 2016 edition.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Granger, Anthony (24 March 2016). "Indonesia ABU TV Song Festival 2016 to be held October 22 in Bali". eurovoix-world.com. Eurovoix. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  2. ^ Granger, Anthony (17 May 2016). "ATSF'16: logo revealed for the 5th ABU TV Song Festival". eurovoix-world.com. Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 18 May 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  3. ^ "ABU TV Song Festival". Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 12 April 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Guidelines for the ABU TV Song Festival" (PDF). Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  5. ^ "The 5th ABU TV Song Festival 2016 Action Calendar" (PDF). Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  6. ^ a b c d https://eurovoix-world.com/abu-tv-song-festival-2016-13-participating-artists-revealed/
  7. ^ Granger, Anthony (13 October 2016). "Mongolia withdraws from the ABU TV Song Festival 2016". eurovoix-world.com. Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 13 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  8. ^ Granger, Anthony (5 October 2016). "Naran replaces Sweetymotion at ABU TV Song Festival 2016". eurovoix-world.com. Eurovoix. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  9. ^ Granger, Anthony (2 June 2016). "Myanmar will not debut in the ABU TV Song Festival 2016". eurovoix-world.com. Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 2 June 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  10. ^ Granger, Anthony (19 October 2016). "Thailand: Withdraws From ABU TV Song Festival 2016". eurovoix-world.com. Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  11. ^ Granger, Anthony (1 May 2016). "Vanuatu will not debut in the ABU TV Song Festival 2016". eurovoix-world.com. Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 3 May 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.

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