Archive for July, 2012

Agabhumi opens on Chapel Street

July 18, 2012 | News | Comments Off on Agabhumi opens on Chapel Street

  Agabhumi, the Best of Bali, recently opened its doors in New Haven, CT, in a store front located at 1200 Chapel Street. ¬†Originally opened in Stamford, CT, in 2002, the Agabhumi brand has grown to locations in California and Barbados. ¬†The owners of Agabhumi, Regina and Michael Kirshbaum, c [...]

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

July 9, 2012 | News | Comments Off on San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

World Arts West hosts the annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, which this year in it’s 34th year featured Balinese dance and music, including two of California’s Balinese Gamelan Orchestras: the Gamelan Sekar Jaya of Berkeley, and the Pusaka Sunda of San Jose. The story was highli [...]

Inauguration for the Mayor of Padang, Drs Fauzi Bahar

July 1, 2012 | News | Comments Off on Inauguration for the Mayor of Padang, Drs Fauzi Bahar

On Saturday, June 30, thousands of pesilat gathered in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, to celebrate the inauguration of Mayor Drs Fauzi Bahar as Chairman of IPSI, the Association of Pencak Silat Indonesia, for the period 2012-2016. During the landmark event, the Mayor pledged his support to the the [...]

 

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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.