Archive for October, 2014

Yale University Founder’s Day to Celebrate Yale’s 313th Birthday

October 9, 2014 | News | Comments Off on Yale University Founder’s Day to Celebrate Yale’s 313th Birthday

On Tuesday, October 14, Yale University will celebrate the 313th anniversary of its founding (October 9, 1701), with a new celebration “Founder’s Day“. Founder’s Day will include community-wide open house activities at the Yale museums and art galleries, as well as special op [...]

Night of Gamelan at the Museum

October 7, 2014 | News | Comments Off on Night of Gamelan at the Museum

Thursday night, the Yale Suprabanggo Gamelan (“Indonesian Orchestra”) enchanted crowds of visitors to the Yale Art Gallery with a performance of traditional music from Central Java, Indonesia. Led by Maho Ishiguro, the group of Yale undergraduate and graduate students, community members [...]

YaleDancers & an introduction to Indonesian Dance

October 3, 2014 | Events Archive | Comments Off on YaleDancers & an introduction to Indonesian Dance

Last Wednesday, one of Yale’s premiere dance groups, the YaleDancers, invited Bapak Waleed to give them an introduction to Traditional Indonesian Dance.  Always interested in broadening their repertoire, even in the direction of more traditional movements, the dancers tried some basic steppi [...]

 

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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.