Archive for June, 2015

Bapak Waleed receives Proclamation from the Mayor of New Haven

June 22, 2015 | News | Comments Off on Bapak Waleed receives Proclamation from the Mayor of New Haven

In recognition of years of community outreach and education in the arts and culture of West Sumatra, Indonesia, and Southeast Asia in general, the Honorable Mayor of New Haven Toni Harp granted a “Proclamation Honoring Leonardo J. Stoute, Bapak Waleed” this June, 2015.  Founder and Dire [...]

Arts in the Community: Int’l Festival of Arts & Ideas 2015

June 9, 2015 | Community Profiles, News | Comments Off on Arts in the Community: Int’l Festival of Arts & Ideas 2015

In its 20th year, the International Festival of Arts and Ideas swings into full bloom this Friday, June 12, for 15 days of music, dance, arts, culture, and colorful fun activities for the whole family to enjoy throughout New Haven. This years highlights include GRAMMY-winning Angélique Kidjo and Ro [...]

 

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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.