Astro presents Suara Kami 2011 Concert, 17 September 2011 at Stadium Merdeka
Malaysian Youth can expect to party with some of the hottest names in music at the coolest youth concert, Suara Kami 2011 by Astro on 17th September 2011, 7.30pm at Stadium Merdeka.
“Music knows no boundaries. It is the common language amongst youth today. The Suara Kami 2011 Concert celebrates the spirit of Malaysian youth. It coincides with the significance of Malaysia Day and the event also marks ‘15 years of Astro with you’ – our valuable customers. We are making it a double celebration with international and local artistes to entertain all Malaysian youth” said Henry Tan, Chief Operating Officer of Astro Malaysia.
Some of the hottest names from the international music arena like K pop sensation Rania; award winning playback singers from India Naresh Iyer and Chinmayi; popular Canto pop singer from Hong Kong, Hins Cheung; and some of the hottest names in the local music scene like Yuna, Hujan, Faizal Tahir, Pop Shuvit, Lan Typewriter, Psycho Unit, Soul Krazy, Ruffneckz, Stacy and Malaysian Rock Legends such as Man Kidal, Kid Search, Joe Wings and Hillary Ang will be entertaining Malaysians with their high voltage performances at this concert, which is specially organized by Astro.
K pop fans can scream their hearts out with Semi, Riko, Jooyi, Di, Joy, T-ae and Xia, who are part of Korea’s latest sensational 7-member group, Rania. This group has been gaining much attention as their debut album was co-produced by the famous Teddy Riley, the one who’s responsible for the success of platinum-artists like Michael Jackson and Lady Gaga.
Naresh Iyer and Chenmayi are well-received playback singers from India, having to cover songs for notable Tamil, Telugu, Tulu and Malayalam films. Naresh Iyer for instance has rendered film songs in several Indian languages and has several chart hits to his credit. Likewise, Chinmayi’s singing career soared after she made her Bollywood debut in MangalPandey with the song ‘Holy Re’. Being internationally renowned, Naresh Iyer and Chenmayi have had travelled all around the globe for concerts and world tours to entertain millions of fans.
At the recent Press Conference held at Zouk KL, it was attended by head honchos of various departments from Astro and some of the artistes who will be performing at Suara Kami.
From left: Khairul Anwar Salleh (VP, Malay Language Business), Henry Tan (COO, Astro), Jake Abdullah (Group General Manager, AMP Networks)
The stage setup for the opening gambit.
The lively mingering of artistes and invited guests for the Press Conference.
Opening gambit from the No-Noise Percussion group ala Stomp style.
Khairul Anwar Salleh, Henry Tan, Jake Abdullah putting the finishing touches to the Suara Kami emblem, hence officiating the event.
The artistes performing at the Suara Kami concert with Khairul, Henry and Jake group photo.
Artistes photo call.
Altimet, Rabbit Mac and Point Blanc performing the theme to Suara Kami "Malaysian Boy" - the alternate version to Estelle's "American Boy"
DJ Fuzz at the decks!
Dance crew Soul Krazy (the other 2 members could not make it to the Press Conference due to work commitment). Not to worry all 5 will be at Suara Kami to dance their heart out!
Moots of Pop Shuvit having a good time despite the rain.
Faizal Tahir posing his best and will rawking his vocals off this Saturday!
DJ Fuzz, Point Blanc, Altimet and Rabbit Mac enjoying themselves minus Ila Damiaa.
Can’t wait to join in the party? Get warmed up first at our Suara Kami Carnival starting from 12PM to 7PM . Activities in the Suara Kami Carnival are as below:
· Gelanggang 801/Extreme Games
· Youth Bazaar
· Interactive Arena
· Food & Beverage
· Mini Stage
The official video for Malaysian Boy (must watch):