Archive for February, 2015

Acehnese Dancers Tour the Northeast

February 20, 2015 | News | Comments Off on Acehnese Dancers Tour the Northeast

In early 2015, a group of 9 dancers from Aceh, Indonesia, from the northern tip of the island of Sumatra, are visiting the United States and touring throughout the Northeast.  Their tour is taking the ladies around various locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York, to both perform and [...]

IPSI Padang Celebrates!

February 19, 2015 | News | Comments Off on IPSI Padang Celebrates!

Image: from the Sumbar (Sumatera Barat) online portal. In Padang, West Sumatra, capital of the homeland of traditional Silat Tuo Minangkabau, the elders celebrate the traditional origins and roots of the pusako of Silat Tuo Minang.  On February 19, 2015 IPSI-Padang held its most recent festival & [...]


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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.