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Category: Performing Arts

Muay Thai

The sound of a bell feels like a jolt to my ears.  As the clock continues to tick, I could feel the tension rising in the air. My limbs feel […]

Traditional Drum Performance of Sri Lanka

As part of a program (Tapestry of Sacred Music), traditional drum performance of Sri Lanka was performed as grand finale on one of the nights in Esplanade Open Theatre, Singapore.   […]

Ves Dance – Kohomba Kankariya

Ves dance, originated from ancient purification ritual known as Kohomba Kankariya was only performed by males.  According to the legend, the second king of Lanka, Panduvasdev was suffering from a […]

Salu Paliya – Mask Dance of Sri Lanka

During a casual walk on Saturday evening near Marina Bay, Singapore, I was distracted by noises and banging sound of drums coming from Esplanade Outdoor Theatre.  Several performances were scheduled on weekends […]