(VOV) – The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) TV Song Festival 2013 was launched in Hanoi on October 26 with the participation of famous music bands and singers from the pacfic rim.
Sistar group, selected by KBS TV Channel as the only representative from the Republic of Korea, presented Give it to Me together with eye-catching dances.
Australia’s SBS also introduced the band Justice Crew which won the fourth season of Australia’s Got Talent. Justice Crew performed their 5-time platinum single Boom Boom and their latest single Best Night.
Along with the winner of the second season of the Voice Hong Kong, Mag Lam, representatives from Thailand and Japan, singer Kandy and May’a respectively also gave impressive performances at the opening ceremony.
Host Vietnam also enthralled audiences with hits presented by the second runner- up of the Vietnam Idol 2010 Van Mai Huong, and Ngu Cung – one of the most favourite rock bands in Vietnam.
In addition, representatives from China, Malaysia, Australia, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Indonesia, Iran, and Singapore also received thunderous applause from audiences.
ABU TV Song festival 2013 brings together high-profile music artists from ABU member nations. The first ABU TV Song festival took place in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, in 2012 and singer Le Viet Anh was the only Vietnamese representative at the event.
ABU TV Song Festival 2013 is a sidelines activity of the ongoing 50th ABU General Assembly in Hanoi.
Following are some photos of the festival: