Press Release

Top karaoke champions' videos to be aired for public voting

27 April, 2016 - Yangon

  • Public can vote for top champion from Mandalay Region via SMS and Facebook

April 26, 2016, Yangon – Telenor Myanmar Limited (“Telenor”) invites public to vote for its first nationwide karaoke champion. As a first step, starting 28th April the public will be able to vote and select a finalist out of top five candidates representing Mandalay.

Recorded songs of the top 5 candidates will be aired on Channel 7’s ‘Walk With Music’ program from 4:45pm to 5:15pm and posted on Telenor Myanmar Facebook page. To vote, Telenor users may send SMS to 6666 with the code of their favorite candidate. Public voting is open two days only for each state and region and only Telenor’s subscribers are eligible to vote via SMS. Non-Telenor users can vote by “Liking” their favourite finalist on Telenor Myanmar’s Facebook page.

“We mentioned earlier that Telenor wants to play a role in being our customers’ favorite music service provider. We have now experienced that many customers love our music programme, judging from their participation. Together with our reputable judges we hope to support the most talented contestant to pursue his/her dreams as a famous singer,” said Joslin E Myrthong, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Telenor Myanmar.

Schedule of airing recorded songs of top 5 candidates from respective states/regions is as below:


28-Apr-16 29-Apr-16 3-May-16 4-May-16 9-May-16 10-May-16 14-May-16 15-May-16 21-May-16 22-May-16 25-May-16


Mandalay Yangon Bago Sagaing Ayeyarwaddy Magway Kayin Mon Tanintharyi Taunggyi + Kayah Nay Pyi Taw + Kachin

Background of Telenor Karaoke Champion Programme

Telenor launched its first nationwide karaoke champion competition on March 14, 2016, offering the winner a prize of MMK 20 million, and a chance to produce an album released by Telenor through its My Tune music portal.

In search of the champion, two Telenor-branded music trucks rove around some of 28 places in 18 different cities across 13 regions and states, and Nay Pyi Taw. At the same time, recording booths are also set up in selected Telenor-branded shops to give everyone a chance to join the search.

Celebrity Judges

All video recordings are being screened by representatives from Gitameit and Telenor Myanmar to shortlist 50 candidates from each state and region. As a next step, Tin Zar Maw, R Zar Ni and Phoe Kar will choose the top 5 from each region.

Top five candidates’ video from each region will be uploaded week by week on Telenor Facebook and aired via the music show “Walk With Music” on Channel 7 for public voting. Based on the voting through Facebook and SMS, total 13 candidates will be chosen for the Grand Final. The three judges will choose the grand winner at the final concert which will be held in Yangon. Sixty percent of the total score will be judged by the three judges and 40% will be based on public voting.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Alex Nyi Nyi Aung (Mr.)
Corporate Communications,
(95) 9 79 100 0004

Mr. Soe Thu Tun
Mango Media for Telenor Myanmar
(95) 1 512 884 ,(95) 9 450 001 087

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