Get in the festive mood with over two hours of mesmerising dance performances and colourful musical medleys this evening (November 13) at Mediacorp's annual Deepavali countdown show!
Host by popular Vasantham artistes Saravanan, Udaya, Karthick and Sajini, Thithikkum Amarkala Deepavala will begin with a bang as dancers from Temple of Fine Arts take to the stage to perform the majestic Anantha Krishna.
This will be followed by the highlight of the evening – a special dance extravaganza featuring this year’s Deepavali song Thithikkum Deepavali composed by Vasantham Star winner and Kollywood music composer Shabir. Joining him for the lively performance are Vasantham singers Suthasini, Vishnu Balaji and Meenakshy, Yaar Antha Star 2020 winner, along with the Rameshwara dance team.
Another highlight of the programme will be a medley of sing-a-long 80’s classics, including Malayalam and Telugu songs.
And if fans can’t get enough of the addictive Thithikkum Deepavali, they can also join the online #ThithikkumChallenge by sending in clips of themselves dancing to the signature dance move from the song’s music video. To further spread the cheer of Deepavali, participants are encouraged to film themselves decked out in festive outfits along with their family members.
The #ThithikkumChallenge will run till November 22, with ten submitted videos to be compiled into a video that will play on Vasantham and its social media platforms.
“While Deepavali this year is being celebrated in unprecedented ways given COVID-19, Mediacorp remains committed to delivering memorable experiences for all audiences," said Sabanitha Shanmugasundram, Mediacorp’s Head of Indian Audience.
"Through an engaging variety of entertainment programmes and formats across our platforms, we look to rally our fans in keeping the spirit of the occasion burning bright, and hope everyone has a wonderful Deepavali with us!”
Thithikkum Amarkala Deepavala will be available on Friday, November 13, from 10pm to 12.30am on Vasantham and meWATCH.