Get ready, Kuala Lumpur!
MTV World Stage Malaysia is back – bigger than ever as MTV turns the lens on its fans with unprecedented fan offerings 😉
Over the last 6 years, MTV World Stage Malaysia has welcomed international award-winning international artists onto its stage including Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Robin Thicke, Far East Movement, B.o.B., Tokio Hotel, Kasabian, The All-American Rejects and Pixie Lott. The show has also featured popular K-pop acts such as EXO, Boys Republic, Jay Park, Beast, Wonder Girls, while showcasing local Malaysia acts like Yuna, Joe Flizzow, Mizz Nina, Pop Shuvit and Estranged.
And just today, MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), officially announced MTV World Stage Malaysia is back for the 7th year running!
Recorded live for global telecast, the highly-anticipated outdoor event is set to take place once again at Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon on Saturday, 12th September. The event will feature a line-up with 5 acts to be announced in the coming weeks including 2 international acts, 2 regional acts, and 1 #MostWantedMalaysia act who will all join the MTV stage.
MTV VJs Alan and Hanli will reprise their roles as the event’s hosts.
Additionally, MTV announced it will launch a new Asia multi-platform campaign MTV Breaks ignited by Xpax, which gives talented millennials across Asia* the chance to kick-start a career in the creative industries by offering life-changing opportunities through a mentorship stint** on MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015. Launched globally at last year’s MTV EMA, it is the first time this highly successful property aimed at creating economic opportunity for talented millennials, is being launched with an Asia version in the region.
MTV Breaks by Xpax is offering big “break”’ to 3 talented, young creatives who will get the opportunity for a stint as a photographer, multimedia content creator or motion graphics designer at this year’s event. The selected candidates will be mentored by experts within the industry and the MTV team and will have their work featured on various MTV platforms.
For more information on how to apply, visit worldstage.mtvasia.com from 16th July. The deadline for entries is 13th August.
MTV World Stage passes are not for sale and may be won by fans through game contests that will open on 28th July. Details will be announced in the coming weeks.
UPDATE (22nd July, 11am):
The first wave of acts for this year’s MTV World Stage Malaysia has been announced! This year’s event will feature none other than Japanese creative group SEKAI NO OWARI and K-Pop idol girl group Apink 😀
— MTV Asia (@mtvasia) July 22, 2015
More acts to be announced in the coming weeks so hang tight!
*MTV Breaks ignited by Xpax mentorship stint is open to applicants from Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, Southeast Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam), and Taiwan.
**Travel and Expenses for selected candidates will be covered by MTV Asia.
For more information, hit up MTV Asia’s Facebook page.