[Workshop] Basics of Makyong Dance with Rosnan Rahman (Istana Budaya, Malaysia)


In this workshop with Rosnan Rahman, learn the very basics of the Makyong dance that is enchanting and full of flair. Hailing from the region of Kelantan, Malaysia, this dance is often performed not just for mere entertainment, but still serves its ritualistic purposes within the community that practices it.


About Lintas Nusantara VII: Nusantara Berdoa (An Archipelago's Prayers)

This year’s Lintas Nusantara will feature dances from Aceh, Java, Kalimantan and Kelantan that are rooted in ritual worship. The 2018 edition will feature highlights such as the mystical and ancient Makyong, and traditional Dayak dance Sakaleki. Audience can expect the night to culminate with an energetic performance of the Rapai Geleng from Aceh, whose dance movements are reflective of the strong influence of Sufism in the region.


About Malay CultureFest 2018

In conjunction with the ‘Undangan ke Baitullah: Pilgrims’ Stories from the Malay World to Makkah’ special exhibition, this year’s Malay CultureFest will focus on artistic expressions of devotion and faith, found throughout the Nusantara.

With a myriad of activities including newly commissioned performances, talks and workshops, Malay CultureFest 2018 is one cultural extravaganza not to be missed!

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Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM SGT
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Malay Heritage Centre | Taman Warisan Melayu