SHAH ALAM: The first Thai pop music showcase in Malaysia, Thai Pop 2019, will be held tomorrow at Ideal Convention Centre (IDCC), Shah Alam, in conjunction with the third anniversary of dimsum, the Malaysian subscription video-on-demand (VOD) service.
Nine of the hottest artistes from Nadao Bangkok, an entertainment subsidiary of GMM Grammy, the largest media conglomerate entertainment company in Thailand are set to enthral the audience.
They are Sunny Suwanmethanot, Thanapob Leeratanakachorn (Tor), Kritssanapoom Pibulsonggram (Jaylerr), Chonlathorn Kongying-yong (Captain), Ice Paris Intara-komalyasut, Wongravee Nateetorn (Sky), Billkin Putthipong, Kanyawee Songmuang (Thanaerng), and Nichaphat Chatchaipholrat (Pear-wah).
“We want to celebrate dimsum’s third anniversary by recognising the growing Thai pop sensation in the region.
“Dimsum has been supporting Thai content since our launch and we can see the trend gaining popularity with growing demand from content consumption and fans’ requests, ” said dimsum chief marketing officer Lam Swee Kim.
There will be games, songs and dances from the Thai idols at the music showcase, which starts at 6pm.
Tickets are priced at RM199 (PS1), RM299 (PS2), RM399 (PS3), RM599 (VIP), RM2,000 (VVIP) and available from ticketcharge.com.my.
To kick off the three-day event from Nov 8 to 10, dimsum opened its Thai Pop Bazaar at the Central Concourse of Central
i-City yesterday featuring booths from dimsum and its partners, namely A Bonne, Etika, Sunshine Delight, Boat Noodle, Blue Elephant, Cho Chang, Thai Dancer and Book Doc.
The bazaar is on from 10am to 10pm until Sunday.
For subscribers or new users who sign up for the 12-month package during the three-day bazaar, they will enjoy a 20% discount as part of dimsum’s anniversary.
Thai Pop 2019 is supported by the Royal Thai Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, New World Petaling Jaya Hotel, IDCC Shah Alam, Central i-City, Pepsi, Malaysia Airlines, Nadao Bangkok Co Ltd, GMM Grammy Public Co Ltd, Ani-One, JKN Global Media Public Company Ltd, and The Bangkok Television Co Ltd with official media partners The Star, mStar, 988, Suria FM, Hot FM and TikTok.