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Silat-Based Randi Theater of West Sumatra Makes its U.S. Debut

By Kirstin Pauka, Ph.D.




Silat-Based Randi Theater of West Sumatra Makes its U.S. Debut

Randai theater is fundamentally based on silat, the indigenous martial art found throughout Malaysia and Indonesia. Besides martial arts, Randai features dance, acting, singing, and instrumental music. This article reports on  an extended artist-in-residence program in the Asian Theatre Program at the University of Hawai’i.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 12 No. 1 (2003): 18 pages.


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