Sydney, 29 Oct 2020 [AFTNN/PRNewsGIG] – While vacation hot-spot Bali is off the cards for Aussie travellers, a world-first online entertainment concept is launching this year, allowing Aussies to immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of the island. AXN All-Stars is an exclusive digital showcase bringing together 19 artists from nine international locations simultaneously to perform. The virtual extravaganza will include some of the biggest names in entertainment, including world class illusionist, Cosentino, and Spice Girl, Mel C.
The virtual event, which will stream live for free on Saturday 28 November, is a tribute to front line workers, in partnership with Republic of Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy. It was curated to collectively lift spirits in the greatest celebration of hope.
Viewers will be transported into a tropical state of mind with a series of adrenaline pumping, heart-warming collaborative performances from a host of international singers, dancers and magicians, including French singer Anggun, Indonesian artist Afgan, acclaimed magician Cyril Takayama, Canadian musician David Foster and American singer/song writer Michael Bolton. Additionally, viewers will be treated to guest performances from some of Asia’s most promising up and coming
talent, from Taiwanese hip-hop dance group, Maniac Family to Japanese comic duo, Yumbo Dump.
“As a brand that thrives on creativity and innovation, we’re proud to partner with the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia to create AXN All-Stars, a digital showcase that re-
imagines the entertainment experience amid our current climate,” said George Chien, President & CEO, KC Global Media Asia. He continues, “With our production expertise and ensemble of stars, we’re confident that this online showcase will uplift spirits and bring together fans as they connect over a shared experience.”
“Our current surroundings might be encircled with restrictions, but the desire to impact and reach communities with the power of entertainment remains intact. It is more pertinent now than ever, to leverage this and keep the spirit of togetherness alive. We want to bring communities together while cultivating a spirit of resilience and hope amid a bleak situation,” said Wishnutama Kusubandio, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia.
AXN All-Stars will stream live for free on Saturday 28 November at 11pm (AEDT) on AXN Asia’s YouTube and Facebook.
AXNfeatures exclusive top-rated drama series, blockbuster features, reality programs and ground-breaking original productions. The channel appeals to a discerning audience seeking content that is smart, intriguing, and
unexpected, and all delivered close to U.S telecasts. From SEAL Team and MacGyver, to The Blacklist and The Amazing Race Asia, AXN is defined not by a genre, but by an attitude that truly redefines action. In Asia, AXN is
enjoyed in 38 million households across 17 territories and is available in both SD and HD.
About KC Global Media Asia
KC Global Media Entertainment LLC is a global multi-media company based in the United States. The brainchild of former Sony executives Andy Kaplan and George Chien, KC Global Media Asia (KCGM Asia) is primed to be Asia’s
leading entertainment hub through the production, distribution and programming of quality, ground-breaking content. Backed by more than two decades of industry experience, KCGM Asia boasts an impressive portfolio of premium pay-TV channels in South-East Asia and Korea, including English-language general entertainment network AXN, anime channel Animax, South Korea’s ONE and Japanese entertainment channel GEM. By combining award-winning and well-loved entertainment formats with extensive knowledge and insight of the Asia Pacific market, KCGM Asia is paving the way for a new standard of entertainment in Asia and beyond.
About Indonesia Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy [Wonderful Indonesia]
Indonesia is a huge nation comprised of hundreds of cultures derived from local regions, making it one of the most diverse countries in the world. The “Wonderful Indonesia” concept highlights Indonesia’s wonders; there are:
- Nature, Scenic Landscape & Wildlife. In this exotic tropical country, you can explore the magnificent white sandy
beaches, great volcanoes or colourful marine treasures. One lifetime would not be enough to explore Indonesia’s
- Culinary & Wellness. This is where to spoil your senses: hearing, sight, touch, smell and taste. Explore the many
flavours Indonesia has to offer by taking a bite out of some local delicacies or delighting in traditional spa
- Arts, Culture & Heritage. Indonesia is a huge nation comprised of hundreds of cultures derived from local regions,
making it one of the most diverse countries in the world. Explore the unique culture and heritage of each region in
- Recreation & Leisure. A nation is often measured by how advanced its technology is. Indonesia’s major cities
adopt a modern lifestyle that is complete with stunning skyscrapers, vibrant nightlife and technologically advanced
- Adventures. One would never get bored exploring Indonesia. Plunge into thrilling caving adventures, exotic
diving escapades, challenging volcano climbs, intriguing
jungle treks and many more!
Currently, most parts of Indonesia are entering the transition phase, an adaptation period towards the new normal. A new phase where several activities resume with less boundaries. Moments of slowly restarting the
economy with the ease of restrictions in some public areas. The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy introduced InDOnesia CARE, a symbol of support for Indonesia’s strong effort in implementing the cleanliness,
health, safety, and environment protocols across the tourism industry as mandatory precautions, to assure traveller’s comforts. Several customised InDOnesia CARE protocols were prepared to be implemented well across the tourism and creative economy elements as an effort to elevate travellers comfort amidst the new normal transition period. Cleanliness, health, safety, and environment are InDOnesia CARE main priorities with the hope of gaining support from visitors as they grow into wiser travellers. Please visit indonesia.travel to explore more.