To commemorate the 25 years journey of entertaining loyal viewers, Astro will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a live virtual Astro 25 concert! In line with the anniversary’s “Better Together” theme, the special Astro 25 concert is an ode to all Malaysians who have been supporting Astro in its journey to be the #1 entertainment platform in Malaysia.
Astro’s Director of Content Agnes Rozario in her statement during the launch said, “In line with our 25th Anniversary theme, we believe that we are ‘Better Together’ and this concert is a tribute to our incredible customers and local talent industry who have supported us throughout the years keeping Malaysians entertained and informed as we expand our reach beyond TV and radio.” “As part of Astro’s 25 years of serving Malaysians, we are delighted to showcase our Astro 25 Concert, with a line-up of specially curated performances by Astro’s homegrown talents and popular regional and international acts,” she added.
Astro customers will be in for a treat as the concert features a brilliant and star-studded line-up of local, international and Korean artistes hosted by popular TV personality, Nabil Ahmad and radio personalities Ean, Arnold and Aishah Sinclair.
The mega 3-hour talent fest is jam packed with stellar artistes including “Running Man” star Kim Jong Kook who is known for his melancholic and soothing ballads and fellow South Korean latest hit idol star TOMORROW X TOGETHER or TXT. The list of international cast does not end there as the concert features two-time Grammy Award winner Jason Mraz, American musician Pink Sweat$, singer-songwriter and artiste Bazzi, and The Voice UK alumni Jamie Miller. How exciting!
Not to forget the brilliant homegrown talents including vocal legends from Datuk Sheila Majid, Ella, Jaclyn Victor, Dayang Nurfaizah, Datuk M. Nasir, Datuk Syafinaz, Erra Fazira, Datuk Hattan, Misha Omar, Liza Hanim and Anuar Zain. Many local popular celebrities will include Datuk Aznil Hj Nawawi, Ernie Zakri, Mugen Rao, Syamel, Zee Avi, Shio Yee, Hael Husaini and Zynakal.
Other stellar line-up from other regions include star from Hong Kong Cantopop boy band sensation, Mirror, Ruco Chan and 15-year-old winner of TVB’s Stars Academy Gigi Yim. Among other stars who will rock the virtual stage are one of the greatest Indonesian rock bands Dewa 19, local rock band Slam and the “Awak Kat Mana” songster, Singapore idol Taufik Batisah.
The concert will feature popular comedian and host Harith Iskander alongside Singaporean comedian and TV host Kumar. Stars from Astro’s talent shows Amir Masdi, Siti Nordiana, Naqiu, Yoke Chan, Sarah Suhairi, “Akademi Fantasia” alum Vince Chong and many more will make an appearance to highlight the event.
Save the date for Astro 25 virtual live concert on 25th September at 8:30pm on Astro 25 (Channel 100) or you can stream it on Astro GO. For more information on Astro’s 25th anniversary offerings, please visit www.astro.com.my/bettertogether
While waiting for the premier of the special concert, Astro viewers can look forward to two premiering documentaries “Tanah Tumpahnya Darah Kita” and “We Are No Different” as an ode to Malaysian Day this month. Read more on the selection of Astro’s exciting National Day Programs here.