Posts Tagged ‘Department of South East Asian Studies’

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Upcoming Shows in October!

September 28, 2016
Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be involved in three exciting productions in collaboration with artistes from Indonesia:

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Lintas Nusantara 
September 30, Friday and October 1, Saturday (8.30 pm on both days)
Malay Heritage Centre
Free, but requires registration at: http://malayheritagecentre.peatix.com/

This performance features dances from different parts of Indonesia, Tari Saman from Aceh, Gending Sri Vijaya from Sumatra, and Arjuna Wiwaha, performed by dancers and musicians from ISI Jogjakarta, in collaboration with Singa Nglaras.

Launch of Contemporary Wayang Archive
7 October at 15:00–17:30
NUS Theatrette LT13
Free admission

WayangHip Hop from Yogyakarta and Singa Nglaras Gamelan Ensemble from NUS will collaborate in a joint performance. The event will also feature talks by NUS professors to launch the Contemporary Wayang Archive – CWA (cwa-web.org). Participants include Jan Mrázek, Sarah Weiss, Farah Wardani, Marianna Lis, Miguel Escobar Varela and Catur Benyek Kuncoro.
For more information, see: https://www.facebook.com/events/1774183482853697/

And also…

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Vinayaka
October 16, Sunday, 7.30pm
SOTA Drama Theatre
Tickets at $25 and $30 (Available at: http://www.bhaskarsartsacademy.com/2016/05/vinayaka/ )

This is a collaboration between Bhaskar Arts Academy and Jakarta based Sasana Budaya Art Troupe, and features Indian and Javanese dance and music (that’s us!).

See you there!
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Southeast Asian Night 2016

March 21, 2016

For this year’s Southeast Asian Night, organised by NUS’s Department of Southeast Asian Studies, we featured a variety of bronze and bamboo music from Java, Sunda and Bali. A big thank you to our friends from the wider Singapore gamelan community who helped to make this a success, Mas Tommy and the Southeast Asian Students Society for the lovely photos, and kudos to our participants from the beginner’s workshop who gamely shared the stage with us!

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Beginners Workshop in Javanese Gamelan

January 24, 2016

Once again, we’re happy to organise a 4 session beginner’s workshop for Javanese Gamelan. No musical experience necessary!

Dates   : 12, 19, 26 February; 4 March. (Friday Evenings)

Time    : 7.30 – 9.30pm

Venue : NUS Gamelan Room (AS2 #02-01, besides LT11 and Humble Origins Cafe)

Fee        : $60 for 4 sessions

For full details, please see our flyer: Javanese Gamelan Course 2016

All participants will be invited to perform at the Department’s annual South-East Asian Night, held this year on 11 March. To register, please use the contact form (click here) to indicate your interest. We’ll get in touch with you as soon as possible 🙂

Here’s some photographs from our previous workshop and Southeast Asian Night 2015:

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Barong: The Tale of Kunti Sraya

October 18, 2015

If you’re free on the very auspicious 13 November (Friday), do come and support Barong: The Tale of Kunti Sraya, a production featuring the students from the Department of South East Asian Studies who have taken a module in Balinese Performing Arts and have spent time learning Balinese dances in Bali. Also featuring guest performers from Bali!

If you’re interested in a brief overview of the Barong mythology, Mr Wikipedia is happy to help.

You can also check out their facebook page [at this link] for more details and updates on ticketing.

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South East Asian Night 2015!

April 4, 2015

Thank you to everyone who came down to the South East Asian Night 2015! It was particularly memorable for our ensemble as we had, for the first time, beginners who had just finished our six week crash course performing two pieces as part of our item.

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Javanese Gamelan Beginners Workshop 2015

January 17, 2015

NUS Singa Nglaras, with support from the South-East Asian Studies Department, is organising a 6 session Beginner’s Javanese Gamelan Workshop!

Sessions are held on Monday Evenings, starting on 2 February.

No prior musical experience is necessary, and all participants will be invited to perform at the Department’s South East Asian Night, held this year in mid-March.

Dates: 2, 9, 16 and 23 February; 2 and 9 March. (Monday Evenings)
Time: 7.00 – 9.30pm
Venue: NUS Gamelan Room (AS2 #02-01, besides LT11 and Humble Origins Cafe)
Fees: $90 for 6 sessions (Public); $60 for NUS Students and Staff

Registration: Via the contact form, or email address on flyer (See link below).

You can also use the contact form if you have any queries.

Click here to view our e-flyer for the event

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Patalon Lipursari

April 1, 2014

Singa Nglaras performing Patalon Lipursari to open the South East Asian Night 2014.