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Originally the lead singer with the band Endorphine, Da and her band released their first album Prik in 2004, with hit single “Puan Sa Nit” topping many radio charts in Thailand. #DaEndorphine #Thailand #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen http://www.cseashawaii.org/2012/09/da-endorphine/

Ego Lemos is known as the ‘Bob Dylan of East Timor’ for his folk songs about the struggles of his young country, and the environmental and social revitalization he has helped guide. He is an increasingly well-known musician who represents his people to the world through evocative, simple folk songs that he writes and sings in his native Tetum language. #EgoLemos #TimorLeste #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/01/ego-lemos/

Preap Sovath (ព្រាប សុវត្ថិ) born February 27, 1972, in Kandal, Cambodia, is a cambodian/khmer pop singer. Sovath started his singing career in 1992. He records for Rasmey Hang Meas (RHM), generally regarded as Cambodia’s most progressive recording label. Apart from being a singer, Preap Sovath is also an actor, restaurant owner and owner of a wedding boutique. #PreapSovath #Cambodia #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2013/04/preap-sovath/

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Maria (real name Meria Aires) (born February 16, 1989) is the most successful female singer in Brunei. She became a successful artist when she won the 2005 Kristal Idol contest in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan of Brunei Darussalam’s birthday celebrations. #MariaAires #Brunei #SEASongoftheWeek http://www.cseashawaii.org/2012/10/maria-aires/

Yuna is an independent Malaysian singer-songwriter. She began writing her own songs when she was 14 years old, and her first performance of her own songs was at the age of 19, after she learned how to play guitar. She has performed in numerous acoustic shows and events in many parts of Malaysia since 2006. #Yuna #Malaysia #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/01/yuna/

khaosok national park, suratthani, thailand • ata adnan

Bird Thongchai “ธงไชย” McIntyre is the featured Southeast Asian performer this week. Thongchai McIntyre was born in Bangkok in 1958 to parents James and Udom McIntyre. In 2010, Bird made his first international tour in Los Angeles and the 50th Anniversary of Lincoln Center in New York. #BirdThongchai #Thailand #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2013/12/bird-thongchai-mcintyre/

Cliff and boat in Krabi, Phuket, Thailand | 10 Idyllic Surreal Places that Make Thailand One of the Most Beautiful Country in The World

Fruit market, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Bảo Thy (born in June 2, 1988) is a Vietnamese Pop singer who sings and releases music through the internet. In 2006, she took part in the “Thập Đại Mỹ Nhân (Top ten beatiful girls)” competition of gameonline and placed in the Top 10. #BaoThy #VietNam #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2013/11/bao-thy/

"Sacred Tattoos of Thailand: Exploring the Magic, Masters and Mystery of Sak Yan" by Joe Cummings and Dan White - Sacred #Tattoos of #Thailand: Explore the #Magic, Masters and Mystery of Sak Yan is the first illustrated book in English to trace the history and origins of the Thai hand-inked #tattoo tradition. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2012/11/tattoos-of-southeast-asia/

Sponge Cola is a four-member Filipino band. Their first album was produced in 2003 with two songs, "Lunes" and "Jeepney," quickly recognized as hits with local audiences. #SpongeCola #Philipines #SongoftheWeek For more info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/05/sponge-cola/ Photo credit: itunes.apple.com/us/album/araw-oras-tagpuan/id479874303

Black Mountain #Golf Club in Hua Hin, #Thailand, made the U.S. Golf Digest 2012 list of Best 100 Courses Outside the U.S. (Richard Castka / Sportpixgolf.com) from the LA Times article, "Thailand: Golfers finding this country's courses way above par"

Yuzana (Burmese: ယုဇန, pronounced: [jṵzəna̰]; born Yuzana Myint Ngwe) is a female Burmese pop singer. Her parents are songwriter Myint Ngwe (Hinthada) and singer Tin Tin Aye. Yuzana first entered the music industry with the band 102.7. In February 2008, she married an Australian national, Thein Htaik Aung. Her brother Phyo Gyi is also a Burmese singer. #Yuzana #Myanmar #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2013/02/yuzana/

It was on 26 July 1942 in the Irrawaddy delta that Mar Mar Aye was born. Her parents were also artists. So they started very early with the classic song and at eight years took on a first record. Its national breakthrough with their second record (Thet Tan Paw Hmar Kasar-mae “Let’s Play on the Rainbow”), which she recorded at the age of thirteen. #MarMarAye #Myanmar #SEASongoftheWeek More info/listen http://www.cseashawaii.org/2012/05/mar-mar-aye/

It's Songkran time in Thailand! In the past, water was used symbolically to wash away the bad and to bring good fortune, however now it is seen primarily as an enjoyable and giant water fight. Songkran marks the beginning of the traditional Thai New Year. #Songkran #Thailand #WaterFight Photo credit: bangkokscoop.com

Colorfully named group "Force Vomit" started in late 1993 when four night-shift taxi drivers decided to take musical matters into their own hands and start their own band. #ForceVomit #Singapore #SEASongoftheWeek http://www.cseashawaii.org/2012/09/force-vomit/