Archive for October, 2011

Event Recap: Traditional Indonesian Dance Workshop

October 10, 2011 | Events Archive | Comments Off on Event Recap: Traditional Indonesian Dance Workshop

On a beautiful fall day, Sunday, October 9, the Morse-Stiles Dance Studio was transformed to transport participants in a workshop at Yale University around the world to the Islands of Fire, Indonesia, and in particular to West Sumatra.  Traditional Gamelan music played in the background while part [...]

Traditional Indonesia Dance Workshop

October 6, 2011 | News | Comments Off on Traditional Indonesia Dance Workshop

Bapak Waleed has been invited to teach a Traditional Indonesian Dance workshop for the Phoenix Dance Troupe on Sunday, October 9, at Yale University.  Phoenix is the premiere Asian Dance group on campus at Yale, dedicated to cultural dance from throughout Asia, both traditional and contemporary. [...]

Ongoing Activities

October 1, 2011 | News | Comments Off on Ongoing Activities

Community Service Opportunities   Wherever ISF operates, we endeavor to serve the community not only through cultural outreach, education, and collaboration, but also through the most basic needs.  If you are interested in participating with our Community Service activities in the New Haven are [...]

Community Outreach

October 1, 2011 | Reference | Comments Off on Community Outreach

Volunteer opportunities abound in New Haven, with organizations including:   Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen   Columbus House   Community Soup Kitchen   The Yale Hunger & Homelessness Action Project   Emergency Shelter Management Service   Immanuel Baptist Shelter   Hill Health Center   F [...]


About Us

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.