The Malay World Curator’s Tours

What kinds of stories were popular in the early Malay world? And how was the manuscript tradition different from printed books? Join our guided tours to learn about these and more. 2017 | 8 Sep, 6 Oct, 3 Nov, 8 Dec 2018 | 5 Jan, 2 Feb Meeting Point: Level 10, Gallery entrance Time: 7.00pm – 8.00pm…

WORKSHOP | I Can Compose and Recite Syair!

Saturday, 3 February 2018 9.30am – 11.00am Level 5, Imagination Room Facilitators: Dr Sa’eda Buang and Dr Kartini Anwar This workshop will be conducted in English and Malay. Participants must understand and be able to speak simple Malay Syair is a form of traditional Malay poetry that is made up of quatrains. Unlike another poetic form, pantun, each…

WORKSHOP | Basic Jawi in Minutes!

Saturday, 7 October 2017  9.30am – 11.00am (Conducted in Malay) 12.00pm – 1.30pm (Conducted in English) Level 10, Learning Space Facilitators: Undergraduates who are also experts in Jawi, from the Malay Language and Culture Division, National Institute of Education. Learn basic Jawi (modified Arabic script) and familiarise yourself with simple Jawi symbols and their corresponding Roman…