KUALA LUMPUR: Subaru Asia has partnered with global music legend Michael Bolton to launch the first season of Asian Dream, a reality singing competition which spotlights six talented musicians from across Asia, who compete to perform with Michael on the Asian Dream tour and to become a Subaru Ambassador.
The show can be watched exclusively on AXN on 6 August, Thursday at 7.25pm (6.25pm JKT/BKK).
AXN is available in Malaysia on Astro Channel 701 (HD) and 721.
Over the course of seven episodes, the contestants from Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam are mentored, coached and pushed to the limits by Michael Bolton, and his co-host, singing sensation Morrisette Amon, along with celebrity guest experts.
Across the progressive elimination format, the singers face a wide range of physical and mental challenges that will make or break them, until the final showdown.
The winner will perform in the Asian Dream concert tour with Michael Bolton next year.
The challengers are: • Becky Yeung (Hong Kong) • Karl Zarate (Philippines) • Linh Tran (Vietnam) • Sasha Ka (Thailand) • Poova Sri Rama (Malaysia) • Tyen Rasif (Singapore)
Motor Image - distributor of Subaru cars in the region and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tan Chong International Limited - is committed to developing Asian talent who have passion, tenacity and drive.
Motor Image previously sponsored programme favourite Asia’s Next Top Model and commissioned Bolt of Talent.
“We are proud to provide a unique platform and opportunity for aspiring singers to pursue their dreams. They are mentored individually by industry veterans, hone their skills through a series of challenges and improve their performance. Through this experience, as they grow as performers, I hope Asian Dream will serve as a launchpad for their future success,” said Glenn Tan, deputy chairman and managing director, Tan Chong International Limited.
Tan also appears on the show as a guest judge.