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Textures 2020 : Penghulu di Kota Baru

The Arts House x Kelana Pantun Temasek

This programme is part of Textures 2020: Weekend with Words. Performed in Malay.

Change, though the only constant in life, has never been a smooth process throughout history. This was what Pak Suleh and Mak Timun faced when they were forced to relocate from their beloved island of Pulau Sebidang to a modern HDB estate. Join Kelana Pantun Temasek as they explore the lives, concerns and challenges faced by these villagers. Weaving pantun, a Malay poetic form, into this adaptation of Suratman Markasan’s novel Penghulu Yang Hilang Segala-galanya, this performance will speak to the human spirit of resilience in the face of change.

Performed by Kelana Pantun Temasek, Suratman Markasan & Yazid Jalil.

Free with registration.

About Textures 2020: A Weekend with Words

The third edition of the festival will take on the theme “These Storied Walls”. First launched in 2018, Textures is an annual literary festival celebrating Singapore literature and the community that drives it. Engage your senses at this homegrown festival and gain a deeper appreciation for our literary works with the wide range of performances, workshops & installations.

For more information, visit theartshouse.sg/programmes/textures2020/

Credits: The Arts House

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March 14 2020


Date: March 14
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: Free
Event Categories: Hot, Performing Arts, Theatre
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Play Den, The Arts House

1 Old Parliament Lane 179429 Singapore

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Textures 2020 : Penghulu di Kota Baru

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