Malay CultureFest offers 3 weeks of programmes

SINGAPORE - The Malay Heritage Centre's threeweek CultureFest opened with a traditional mukun performance, a showcase of poetry and percussion, on Saturday night. Visitors also relived the excitement of a Malay cabaret with the Kelab Bunga Tanjong dance that is rarely seen these days.

The annual festival, which aims to encourage a greater appreciation of Malay heritage and culture, offers more than 20 traditional and contemporary programmes by local and regional performers.

Activities include shadow puppetry, folk music, outdoor screenings of classic and contemporary films, games, workshops and lectures.

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