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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Down Memory Lane - Ziana Zain won Voice of Asia 1995

Ziana with her winning Trophy
PENYANYI Ziana Zain mengharumkan nama negara apabila meraih tempat pertama pada pertandingan Voice Of Asia ke-5 yang diadakan di Stadium Medeu, Alma Ata, Kazakhstan, pada 25 - 30 Julai 1995. Kejayaan beliau juga telah mendapat liputan meluas media. Ziana telah berjaya menewaskan 24 peserta dari 20 buah negara seluruh Asia termasuk Jepun, India dan Korea. Selama 3 malam berturut-turut Ziana membuat persembahan untuk diadili juri profesional. Pada malam pertandingan tersebut, Ziana telah mendengdangkan 3 buah lagu hits nya iaitu Bersama Akhirnya (malam pertama), Ku Cinta Padamu (malam kedua) dan Anggapanmu di malam akhir. Pemilihan lagu yang bersesuaian serta menepati kehendak pertandingan adalah kunci kejayaan penyanyi itu. Selain berjaya menggondol gelaran Voice of Asia, lagu bersama akhirnya juga telah dipilih sebagai lagu terbaik pada pertandingan tersebut. (Translation : Ziana had stroked the main award at the 5th International Singing Competition, Voice of Asia that been held on 25 - 30 July 1995 at Medeu Stadium, Alma Ata, Kazakhstan after defeating 24 contestants from 20 Asia's countries including Japan, India and Korea. She had sang 3 songs namely Bersama Akhirnya, Ku Cinta Padamu, and Anggapanmu during that competition. Besides won the main award in that festival, Ziana also had won the best song for Bersama Akhirnya. )


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Down Memory Lane - Ziana Zain first Asian Project [ SEA games album 1989]


The 15th Southeast Asia (SEA) games was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 20 - 31 August 1989. In conjunction with the event, WEA had launched a special album title Kini Saatnya (It's time) which consists of 10 beautiful songs. Ziana Zain had been chosen as one of the artistes to render the song. Ziana had rendered a song entitle Lukisan Wajah Kasih which been composed by Akhbar Nawab and lyric by Talha Zukiman. Other than Ziana, other singers who involved in this project are Jay Jay, Douglas, Ramlah Ram, Noraliza Yusof, Rahim Maarof, Izhar the steps, and Ida. This is the first Asian project that Ziana get involved. During this time, she still use her full name, Siti Roziana Zin as her stage name.

 

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Down Memory Lane - Ziana been Offered to Record in Croatia 1996


Croatia Company interested in Ziana's talent
Pada tahun 1996, Ziana telah diundang sekali lagi ke Kazakhstan sebagai artis undangan membuat persembahan. Mr Shasha, Pencipta lagu, dan orang kuat station radio Crotia telah melamar Ziana  untuk merakamkan album di Croatia apabila beliau tertarik pada suara Ziana sewaktu menyertai pertandingan Voice of Asia. Mr Shasha juga merupakan salah seorang juri pada malam pertandingan tersebut. Walaubagaimanapun Ziana telah menolak lamaran tersebut kerana ingin meneruskan karier nyanyian di Malaysia. Pada tahun 2004, Ziana sekali lagi diundang ke Kazakhstan untuk membuat persembahan tetapi beliau telah menolaknya kerana komitment keluarga. (Translation : In 1996, Ziana once again been invited to Kazakhstan as a guest artist to perform during final of 6th international Song Festival Voice of Asia. Mr Shasha, music producer and one of right-hand mans in Croatia radio station had interested with Ziana's talent and offered her to produce an album for Croatia Music Market. Mr Shasha is also one of the juries during the 5th Voice of Asia. He starts noticing Ziana talent in that competition. However, Ziana had to reject the offer since she want to pursue her singing career in her homeland.) In 2004, Once again Ziana invited to the festival and for the second time she had to refused caused of family commitment.)

Down memory Lane - Ziana is Listed in Malaysia Book of Records as First Female Singer to Win Voice of Asia Title


Ziana Listed in Malaysia Book of Records
Selain berjaya mengharumkan nama negara di persada antarabangsa, kemenangan itu juga melayakkan Ziana membawa pulang wang tunai  sebanyak RM12,000 beserta trofi bersalut emas. Nama beliau juga telah di senaraikan di dalam Malaysia Book of Records sebagai Artis Wanita Pertama memenangi Voice of Asia. Malaysia Book of Records adalah umpama Guinness World Records yang mana menyenaraikan nama-nama rakyat Malaysia yang telah berjaya mencipta rekod tersendiri di Malaysia atau berjaya mengharumkan nama negara diperingkat antarabangsa. Turut bersama Ziana pada festival itu ialah penyanyi lagu Selamat Jalan Romeo, Ramlah Ram. Namun Ramlah tidak bertanding, sebaliknya menjadi artis undangan dengan menyampaikan lagu Cinta Berdorai dan Rindu Belaian. Naib juara pada pertandingan itu telah dimenangi oleh penyanyi dari Bulgaria, Deyan Angeloff yang menyanyikan lagu golden girl. 

(Translation : By winning the title Voice of Asia, Ziana had granted a cash worth RM12,000 and gold plated trophy. Besides, her name also had been 'engraved' in Malaysia Book of Records as  The First Female Singer To Win Voice of Asia.)