Thursday, December 22, 2011


Astro customers can usher in the new year and celebrate this holiday season with the much anticipated return of the Astro Fiesta Channels on Astro Channel 150-152 in SD and Astro Channel 155-157 in HD only from 26th December 2011 – 8th January 2012.  The return of Astro Fiesta is once again our way of expressing our appreciation and gratitude to all our loyal Astro customers over the last 15 years and is available for FREE, exclusively to all Astro customers. The Astro Fiesta channels will include some of the best programmes from many of our local and international channel partners on Astro.

Also, Astro customers will be treated to a Preview of the all new and exclusive FOX Family Movies Channel, which will be available on Astro Channel 152 in SD and  Astro Channel 157 in HD for a limited time from 26th Dec 2011 – 8th Jan 2012 . Viewers can look forward to various family signatures movies on FOX Family Movies including The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Toy Story 1,2,3 and much more.

That’s not all! Astro is also pleased to announce the launch of STAR World HD (Astro Ch 722) on Dec 26th, 2011 as an addition to the High-Definition channels currently on the Astro B.yond platform. Now Astro B.yond customers subscribing to the Astro Variety package can watch many of their favourite shows on Star World HD in High Definition like American Idol S11, Glee S3, Junior MasterChef Australia S2, Dancing with the Stars, America’s Next Top Model S17 and many more.

Make a date with Astro Fiesta this holiday season for some of the best local and international shows - something for everyone and for the whole family to truly enjoy.

Fans, both young and old will not want to miss the all new TV series of Nickelodeon’s Kung Fu Panda: The Legend of Awesomeness – whereby the First episode will premiere exclusively on the Astro Fiesta channel prior to being shown on the Nickeoldeon channel. Other favourites include Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix, Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the Second Dimension, The Amazing World of Gumball and many more.

Astro Fiesta will also showcase a fantastic line-up of both local & international performances with the likes of Konsert Aura 3 Diva featuring Malaysia’s top 3 divas Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza, Ella & Ramlah Ram and the recent Suara Kami concert with top notch local acts Yuna, Hujan, Pop Shuvit and international superstars Hins Cheung, RaNia and Nelly. Other must see performances and special events include The 2011 Astro Classic Golden Melody Finals, Vivian Chow Specials, K-Pop Countdown, 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV World Stage 2011, Elton John – Red Piano, Andrea Bocelli – Concerto: One Night in Central Park, Nirvana – Live At The Paramount, Amy Winehouse: Live in London and much more.

Also, catch many of the local and international blockbuster movie releases like Kembar Siang, the chinese movie My Sassy Girl 2, the romantic Tamil comedy movie Manmadhan Ambu and the romantic musical Engeyum Kadhal. For Hindi movie fans, don’t miss the all time record breaking mega hit movie – Bodyguard.

This year’s Astro Fiesta has also included another special line-up of some of the finest documentaries about Malaysia from our International channel partners. These include Discovery Channel’s Revealed: Malaysia’s Royal Rites, National Geographic’s A Leader’s Legacy: Tun Abdul Razak, The Untold Truth about SuperMokh and many more.

It’s all happening here on the Astro Fiesta channels from 26th December 2011 – 8th January 2012, especially for all our Astro customers. Be sure to join in on the celebration this holiday season! For more details, please log on to 

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