Singers to battle it out for Bintang HMI title

EIGHT contestants will vie on Saturday for the Bintang HMI title in the final of the 13-part Hiburan Minggu Ini which will be carried live over TV1 beginning at 8.30pm. Thirty-three contestants took part in the "new" Hiburan Minggu Ini series throughout 11 shows. According to Barbara Edmonds, RTM's Controller of Entertainment (TV), the eight contestants were chosen from the best of the 33. She explained that from the start of the series, it was stressed that winners of each show were not automatic finalists. Therefore, of the eight finalists, seven are winners of the weekly shows while one of them fared well in one of the shows but wasn't a winner. "We hope to do a follow-up series…

Author(s): By Melanie Proctor
Copyright: Unknown
Published on: 9 November 1991
Publication: New Straits Times
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