A Silat Performance to Awe the World

By Wazir Jahan Karim

August 2012 FEATURE
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The George Town Festival 2012, under the directorship of Joe Sidek, opened on June 15, under a “starry starry night” with a spectacular performance of “Silat: Our Heritage for the World” at the Fort Cornwallis open theatre in George Town. Attended by TYT Tun Datuk Seri Utama (Dr) Hj Rahman bin Hj Abbas, Governor of Penang; YAB Tuan Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang; state and international dignitaries and invited guests, it was an innovative rendition of the famous...

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Wazir Jahan Karim

is the executive director of Intersocietal and Scientific (Inas) and advisor for Muslim Affairs in Penang Heritage Trust. She is also the author of Penang Muslim Culinary Heritage that will be published in early 2012.