Posted on 9 Sept 2006
Festival Tari Serumpun II
Festival Tari Serumpun II
Tue, 5 Sept 06 at Kallang Theatre
3pm, 8pm
Tickets : $8, $18
For ticket purchase, please call Majlis Pusat
at 6251 4458 (office hours)

Festival Tari Serumpun II

Four Asean countries presents a showcase of their traditional dance creativity at Festival Tari Serumpun II (Regional Dance Festival II) organised by Majlis Pusat (Central Council of Malay Cultural Organisations) held on the 5th of September at the Kallang Theatre.

A total of 10 dance groups from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam presented an entertaining 2-hour of compact and well-choreographed dance sequence. Each dance group is accompanied by its own live music, with the notable exception of Senandung Darussalam from Brunei. Sri Mahligai accompanies Majlis Pusat Kirana Seni in their rendition of Tandak Lemang and also acts as the resident orchestra for host Singapore.

Among the participating delegates includes Majlis Pusat Kirana Seni, Sri Warisan, Sriwana and Artiste Budaya Tepak Sireh from Singapore, Institut Seni Malaysia Melaka from Malaysia, Senandung Darussalam from Brunei and Indonesia were represented by Dana Geri Patria Utara (Medan), Sanggar Tasik (Bengkalis), Sanggar Sri Gemilang, Tembilahan (Inderagiri Hilir) and crowd favourite Sanggar Awang Sambang (Karimun).

The festival was graced by Dr Balaji Sadasivan, Senior Minister of State for Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Ministry Of Information, Communication and The Arts and Mr Zainul Abidin Rasheed, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Mayor, North East District.

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