Archive for May, 2012

Book Highlight: Five Centuries of Indonesian Textiles

May 31, 2012 | News | Comments Off on Book Highlight: Five Centuries of Indonesian Textiles

The Yale University Art Gallery hosts one of the few permanent exhibits of Indo-Pacific Art in the Northeast Region.  The Senior Curator, Ruth Barnes, has written extensively on Indonesian culture, textiles and related art forms.  Among her recent publications is “Five Centuries of Indonesi [...]

Indonesian Choir at Yale this Summer

May 28, 2012 | News | Comments Off on Indonesian Choir at Yale this Summer

This summer, as part of the Yale International Choir Festival, the Manado State University Choir from North Sulawesi, Indonesia, will perform on campus and in New Haven’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas.   The event will take place on Wednesday, June 20, at 5pm in the Morse Rec [...]

Indonesian Heritage Society

May 18, 2012 | News | Comments Off on Indonesian Heritage Society

The Indonesian Heritage Society is a non-profit organization offering the opportunity to learn more about the rich cultural heritage of Indonesia. The varied activities of the society, including tours, lectures and study groups, provide a stepping stone to discovering the culture, life, history an [...]

Bapak Waleed Offers Workshop on West Sumatran Dance

May 5, 2012 | Events Archive | Comments Off on Bapak Waleed Offers Workshop on West Sumatran Dance

May 5th / Lotus Dance Studio / New York, NY The Lotus Dance Studio of New York City invited Bapak Waleed to teach a class on the traditional foundational movements of West Sumatran Dance. Bapak Waleed shared with the students from the ancient cultural arts of Silat Tuo, Silat Minang, and Silat Harim [...]

Passport DC

May 5, 2012 | News | Comments Off on Passport DC

Every May, the Consulates and Embassies on Embassy Row in Washington, D.C. open their doors to invite the public to experience the wealth of cultural heritages and traditions that lie inside. This year, the Passport DC 2012 event features an Around the World Embassy Tour, the International Children& [...]

Lotus Dance Studio Invites Bapak Waleed

May 1, 2012 | Events Archive | Comments Off on Lotus Dance Studio Invites Bapak Waleed

Lotus Dance Institute | New York | April 29th, 2012 This afternoon, Bapak Waleed of the International Silat Federation, was invited to share and perform at the Lotus Music & Dance Studio’s Annual Open House. Lotus Music & Dance hosts world class instructors in cultural dance and music [...]

 

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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.