RRI has confirmed that Indonesia will be participating in the ABU Radio Song Festival 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Indonesia will once again be using Bintang Radio Indonesia & Asean 2016 to select one of the countries participants for the event in Bangkok. Bingtang Radio Indonesia is a singing contest, with regional heats being held across Indonesia, before the culmination of a final in Kendari. The final is scheduled to take place on November 19th.

In a change from previous years Bintang Radio is also opening up the contest to international singers from the ASEAN region. Meaning that singers from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand,Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste will also be performing. Indonesia will not be represented by any of the foreign participants in the ABU Radio Song Festival 2017.

Source: Bintang Radio