Archive for July, 2015


Getting Ready for the Javanese Fiesta!

July 29, 2015

The Javanese Association of Singapore is hosting a “Javanese Fiesta”, with talks and workshops spread out over the weekend before National Day. There’s also dinner on 1 August, held at the very tasty Mamanda restaurant, just in front of the Malay Heritage Centre.

Pameran (Exhibitions) and Bazaar, together with Ceramah (Talks) and Benkel (Workshops)

Places for dinner are still available: please use their google form if you’d like to get in touch with them.

We’ll be providing both gamelan music and dance for the dinner. For a sneak preview:


Rehearsals during Ramadan

July 1, 2015

We usually continue with latihan (‘practices’/’rehearsals’) through ramadan, but with the addition of a “Bukber”, or “Buka Bersama” before the rehearsal proper. Add this to our regular mid-rehearsal snack, and you get…

We’re hard at work preparing for upcoming performances – but our rehearsals are still always open for anyone who wants to join in to listen, play along, or ‘nglaras’ with us 🙂