Archive for August, 2011

Recent Developments at the Pagaruyung King’s Palace in Batusangkar, West Sumatra

August 25, 2011 | News | Comments Off on Recent Developments at the Pagaruyung King’s Palace in Batusangkar, West Sumatra

The Pagaruyung King’s Palace in Batusangkar, West Sumatra, stands as a classic example of the Rumah Gadang, or ‘Big House’ style of architecture unique to the Minangkabau community of the region. Once the home of the ancient Pagaruyung Kingdom, the palace had been destroyed several [...]

Indonesian Music and Dance at Wesleyan University

August 25, 2011 | News | Comments Off on Indonesian Music and Dance at Wesleyan University

    Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT has an active and vibrant Indonesian cultural scene, with courses offered in Javanese music and Javanese and Balinese dance. Each semester the students showcase the skills they learned through concerts and performances, often with the music and dance i [...]

 

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We are the local New Haven, CT branch of the International Silat Federation of America and Indonesia, dedicated to sharing the traditional arts, culture, music, theater, and natural wellness methods of the Minangkabau community of West Sumatra, Indonesia.