Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts
10 June - 27 June
Pesta Raya, the Malay Festival of Arts goes online this year. Revel in the richness of Malay art, culture & tradition through the performing arts. From the groove of dangdut to the slick moves of silat and hip-hop, there is something for everyone in its 20th edition.
There is also the chance to catch specially commissioned digital short films by well-known directors from Singapore and the region. They include Indonesian filmmaker Garin Nugroho’s Sarung, a short film anthology by Faisal Ishak, Sanif Olek and M. Raihan Halim, as well as Warisan by Riri Riza. Poignant and nuanced, these films explore the themes of home, memory, heritage and tradition. They are inspired by objects present in the region and in the lives of the artists.
For more details, check out esplanade.com/pestaraya.