Malay Heritage Centre
Bangsawan was introduced to the Malays during the colonial period. Find out how an eclectic art form evolved to become one of the most celebrated Malay performing arts, how it declined and how artists are trying to revive it again.
Atin Amat, Cultural Medallion & Artistic Director of Teater Kami
M Saffri A Manaf, Veteran Bangsawan Practitioner
Noor Azhar Mohamed, Producer, Anggerik Temasek Bangsawan
Moderated by: Saiful Amri Ahmad Elahi, Malay Theatre Practitioner
About Malay Cultural Fest 2019
This October, immerse yourself in the annual Malay CultureFest and experience traditions and culture of the wider Malay Nusantara.
The theme of this year’s festival is ‘Bangsa’, which means nation or people. It will focus on the different communities and their lives from the 15th to 19th centuries, and how they have shaped our collective identities today. The 3-week long festival will showcase an array of cultural activities, performances, talks, workshops and trails for visitors of all ages.
For the full programme lineup, visit https://www.malayheritage.org.sg/en.
Credits: Malay Heritage Centre