Date: Sat 10 Sep, 2022
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Following the recent success of its launch, Pentas Seni Merdeka kicks back into high gear to reignite Downtown KL with an infusion of Borneo Music and Dance. This free monthly public arts initiative is jointly organised by Think City and Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) in their continued efforts to increase equity through the activation of public spaces, Its second edition – Borneo Music and Dance will take place on Jalan Raja on the 10th of September (Saturday) from 8:30 pm onwards.
In conjunction with Malaysia Day, the second edition of Pentas Seni Merdeka brings visitors in the city to the land of Borneo to explore its arts and culture through immersive dance workshops and musical performances. The programme for this edition is a collaboration with award-winning Alena Murang – a Malaysian singer-songwriter and the first professional female sape musician. There will also be performances by the DBKL Combo & Cultural Artists, and special activities for the visitors such as a Datun Julud Dance workshop, Magunatip or ‘Bamboo Dance’ workshop, and Sumpit or Blowpipes. The public arts initiative has also been made possible with the support of Yayasan Hasanah through its Arts For All Seasons (ArtsFAS) initiative, which is part of the Hasanah Special Grant, a collaborative effort with the Ministry of Finance.Download Press Release