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Magician Eric Chien wins Asia's Got Talent

Desiree Loh

The Straits Times/Asia News Network

 /  Fri, April 12, 2019  /  02:43 pm
Magician Eric Chien wins Asia's Got Talent

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Taiwanese magician Eric Chien was crowned the champion of Asia's Got Talent Season 3 yesterday.

The results show of the talent competition was held at Marina Bay Sands' Sands Theatre and televised on AXN channel.

The 26-year-old defeated eight other acts from around Asia to clinch the grand prize of US$100,000 (S$135,335) and complimentary flights on Vietjet Air for up to one year.

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Other finalists included Malaysian mathematics whiz Yaashwin Sarawanan, Filipino contemporary acrobatic dance duo Power Duo and Taiwanese dance crew Maniac Family.

The results were based on public votes.

This article appeared on The Straits Times newspaper website, which is a member of Asia News Network and a media partner of The Jakarta Post