Shout! Awards win paves way for local band Bunkface to gain international exposure. This you wouldn’t want to miss!
Shout! Award winning band, Bunkface has been selected by 8TV to perform at One Movement for Music Perth 2009 (OMFM), a two-day multi-stage outdoor music showcase festival featuring 80 emerging and export-ready bands from around the world in Perth, Australia this month. Bunkface will heat up the centre stage at the music festival between 16th and 18th of October 2009.
The band’s participation in this international event is in recognition of the significance of 8TV’s Shout! Awards by OMFM organizers, which has extended an invitation to the TV station to feature the award’s winner at the music festival.
“We are delighted that the organizers of OMFM have recognized the importance of the Shout! Awards for local acts in Malaysia and invited us to send a winner to attend and perform at the festival. We believe that the Shout! Awards will continue to open possibilities for local bands to be propelled onto the international scene,” commented 8TV General Manager, Lam Swee Kim.
“This is also a tremendous opportunity for Bunkface, who have not only established a large following in Malaysia but has also made multiple breakthroughs in music industry,” she added.
Bunkface is this year’s winner of the Break Out Award (Best New Act) and the coveted Ultimate Shout! trophy.
The frontman of Bunkface Sam said: “We are immensely proud to have been chosen. We’re definitely looking forward to perform at the festival. It will be a blast. We are greatful to 8TV for giving us opportunity and sponsoring our trip to Perth!”
Apart from an outdoor music showcase festival, One Movement for Music Perth 2009 is also made up of two conferences, the One Movement MUSEXPO Asia Pacific and One Movement-The Independent Times, making OMFM an essential date in the international music industry calendar.
The journey of Bunkface will also be documented by 8TV Quickie and will be turned into a special program which will air on 8TV soon.
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