Asian Television Awards heading to Cambodia in January

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 07 2020 02:16 PM

MANILA – The Asian Television Awards (ATA) is heading to Cambodia for its 25th edition after the Philippines hosted it for the very first time in January this year.

It will be held in Phnom Penh in a venue which is yet to be announced, from January 15 to 17, 2021, marking the first time the country will be holding the event.

According to its official release, the ATA will kick off with the technical and programming categories on the first day, appreciating talents behind the scenes and program categories covering news, documentaries, sports, general entertainment, animation and kids content. 

The second day, which is the main event, will award entertainment and performance contributions.

The event will conclude with a public concert on the third day.

The shows will be available live on ATA’s official Facebook page.

Through the years, the ATA is known “for valuing remarkable talents in media and entertainment in the region.”

It is also considered as “Asia Pacific’s most celebrated and prestigious gathering of TV industry professionals,” having recognized numerous actors, directors, producers, hosts and presenters, alongside Asian programs and TV networks.

Over 100 broadcasters from the Philippines, India, China, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Korea, Japan and Kazakstan participate in the ATA.