Programme: Gema Dikir Barat & Kala Manjari

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Gema Dikir Barat Di Singapura
By Izuan Bin Mohamed Rais

Gema Dikir Cropped (1)From the distinctive rhythms to their heavy drumbeats, learn more about dikir barat, a Malay performance art form here that is native to the Malay Peninsula. Gema Dikir Barat Di Singapura is a coffee-table book accompanied by a 20-minute film revealing the fascinating history of this traditional musical form.

Programme

Gema Dikir Barat Di Singapura Documentary and Publication
Date: 18 July 2015, 2pm – 5pm
Location: Possibilty Room, Level 5
National Library, 100 Victoria Street, 188064

Registration is full! Thank you for the overwhelming support!

 

Kala Manjari: 50 Years of Indian Classical Music & Dance in Singapore
By SIFAS

Kala Manjari CroppedRaga and Rasa – melodies and emotions expressed in the lively art forms of Indian classical music and dance – have been the bedrock of Indian identity across the centuries and around the world. These artforms have thrived and intertwined with other Asian cultures, helping Indians maintain a distinctive cultural identity in multicultural Singapore.

In the book Kala Manjari, the Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society commemorates the history of Indian performingarts over the last 50 years in Singapore, revisiting the memories of artistic pioneers and collaborators while weaving them into a compelling story.

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Programme

Kala Manjari Publication
Date: 18 July 2015, 2pm – 5pm
Location: Possibility Room, Level 5
National Library, 100 Victoria Street, 188064

Registration is full! Thank you for the overwhelming support!