Muzika Ekstravaganza will be making its long-awaited return on Saturday February 4 with a roster of top artistes from both Singapore and Malaysia.
After a three-year hiatus, Mediacorp and Radio Television Malaysia RTM will again come together to collaborate on the two-hour variety special.
The show promises to be filled with performances with evergreen favourites, iconic tunes from classic Malay cinema, as well as breathtaking fusion dance displays, as well as a theme of Duo Hits.
Apart from the legendary pairing between the pioneer of Singapore's rock scene Ramli Sarip and veteran Malaysian songstress Khatijah Ibrahim on the duet Doa Buat Kekasih, audiences will also be treated to performances by Singaporean artistes Elfee Ismail, Fariz Jabba, Hazrul Nizam, Jatt Ali, Rahila Rashun, Syakirah Noble and Yung Raja.
Malaysia s Akim Ahmad, Francissca Peter, Hael Husaini, Haziq Rosebi, Siti Nordiana, Stacy Anam, Sonaone and Suki Low are among the illustrious line up.
Expect traditional tunes like Tari Tualang Tiga from the classic Malay movie Sumpah Orang Minyak, Hati Ke Hati from classic Malay movie Anak Buluh Betung and Zapin Bunga Hutan from the classic Malay movie Bawang Putih Bawang Merah, along with medley duets and rap performances.
Mad Blessing is also an original duet by Fariz Jabba and Yung Raja.
Muzika Ekstravaganza 2023 is being billed as an event to strengthen the close ties between the two countries, as part of the Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Co-operation in the Field of Broadcasting between Singapore and Malaysia.
Muzika Ekstravaganza is live on meWATCH and Suria on February 4 at 8.30 pm. There will be repeats of the performances on meWATCH.