What You Need To Know About RTM's Bintang Klasik

Last update: 09/10/2019

On Tuesday, RTM’s Radio Klasik announced the eight finalists who will be competing in the 2019 ‘Bintang Klasik’ Finale with participants as young as 16 year old.

The participants are Siti Erinshahira Jamaludin, 16, Ahmad Marzuki Nor-din, 18, Siti Nur Shazreen Shaharum, 23, Siti Nadia Zaini, 26, Nur Hijrah Yahya, 28, Noorhidayah Halim, 28, Ahmady Mohd Spuan, 29, and Nabilah Mohammad, 30.

The finale producer Yusmawati Yunos said this year’s edition was to expand the market for young talents who can sing classical and evergreen Malay songs.

Here are 5 facts that you need to know about Bintang Klasik:

1.This year is the eight edition of the popular singing contest.

2.The age limit for the participants has been lowered from 16 to 30 years of age in order  to discover young talents who can sing oldies.

3.The finalists will have to perform two songs from between the 50s and the 90s.

4.The finale will be held on Sunday Oct 13 at the Auditorium Perdana in Angkasapuri at 9 pm.

5. It will also be broadcast live on TV1 and can be followed online via MyKlik and Radio Klasik.