Archive for August, 2016

Peabody2 now open!

August 23, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Peabody2 now open!

The corner of York and Elm streets, near the heart of the Yale University campus, is now home to a satellite gallery of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. The museum, whose main building can display only a few percent of its 13 million specimens and objects at any given time, is celebrating [...]

Selamat Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia!

August 17, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Selamat Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia!

August 17 marks the commemoration of Indonesian Independence from Dutch rule, in 1945. Indonesian citizens are celebrating all around the 17,000+ islands of the world’s largest archipelago, and around the world. Click for some colorful pictures of parades, games, performances, and celebrations [...]

Saung Budaya Celebrates 10 Years

August 7, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Saung Budaya Celebrates 10 Years

Founded by Amalia Suryani in 2005, the Saung Budaya dance group based in New York City performs traditional dances and music from a variety of indigenous Indonesian cultures, from Aceh and West Sumatra, to Jakarta, Bali, and Kalimantan.  This fall, Saung Budaya celebrates 10 years of cultural perf [...]

 

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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.