TRAILSEEKERS: THE MALACCAN CHAPTER
Welcome to Trailseekers, a unique show that combines the thrill of a race with historically themed challenges, set in the great Malaysian city of Melaka, deeply rooted in history and cultural diversity. The show’s pilot season focuses on Melaka, the site of one of the earliest Malay Sultanates. By showcasing Melaka, Ithe awareness generated will spark a newfound interest and love for this historic state, thus boosting local tourism.
Each day has a different themed trail; each trail is themed according to the defining events of Melaka's colourful past. Examples of trails include Parameswara, Melaka Sultanate, Dutch, Baba Nyonya & Chitty, amongst others.
Clue cards will give information on the trail topic of the day and hints to the next landmark. For example, “Despite allying with neighbouring Muslim states, the Sultanate was unable to resist the superior Portuguese weapons and firepower, and by late August the city was conquered. Your next clue is located at Porta de Santiago, Melaka’s most famous landmark .”
Each night, teams proceed to the ancient ruins of St. Paul's Church for the nightly Trail Report, during which the teams will discuss their experiences and game strategies that they had utilized for the day's Trails. This is also where the twists are revealed and the current points tally.
Each episode will feature interviews throughout the episode, where the contestants will relate their experiences and thoughts on Trails, the Trail Report and the events that unfold.
The 3 teams of Trailseekers Melaka. Each team provides a mix of personalities; the athletic, alpha male Red Team, the cute and bubbly twins of the Yellow Team and the celebrity Blue Team, consisting of Singaporean songstress Aisyah Aziz and Malaysian drama actress, Sasqia Dahuri.
Hosted by the bubbly Amalina Kamal, she takes viewers on an adventure through the streets of Melaka showcasing historically important landmarks in the city. Amalina leads the teams in the daily Trails and Trail Reports.
A multi-talented music writer and composer from Indiana, USA, Phil Larson’s compositions have been used in films, television shows, and commercials. He has carefully crafted an intense and dramatic score incorporating Malaysia’s cultural sounds to showcase an epic season of Trailseekers Melaka.