Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Celebrating Malaysia Day with Wayang Kulit

A Wayang Kulit performance by the renowned Kumpulan Wayang Kulit Anak Baju Merah from Machang, Kelantan will be held in conjunction with the MALAYSIAKU: CELEBRATING MALAYSIA DAY festival.

Led by Kelantan’s most popular Dalang, Saupi bin Isa and drummer Abdul Rahman bin Dollah, this wayang troupe are heirs to the late, legendary Dalang Abdullah Ibrahim (Dollah Baju Merah).

This performance is also being held to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the passing of Dalang Dollah Baju Merah.

Details of the event:
Venue: Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar
Time: 9pm
Date: 16.09.2010

The MALAYSIAKU: CELEBRATING MALAYSIA DAY festival is organized by a group of Malaysia, who care deeply for the country and believe that this country is “My Malaysia” (Malaysiaku) for all Malaysians.

Through exhibitions, talks, discussions, performances, poetry reading, art, music, books, food, and other ways, the festival celebrates all that is unique and beautiful about this country.


squazellcolt said...

Isn't that Wayang Kulit is from Indonesia? and what language is used by the puppet masters? :)

Cheers, -Iceman

Break-A-Leg said...

Dear Iceman,

Nopes. This Wayang Kulit is from Malaysia and the language used is Kelantanese Malay.