The meaning of Selampit is a story teller. Selampit is widely distributed in the states of Perlis, Kedah and Kelantan. This tradition is a kind of influential creator who entertainsthe hearts of the people in the past, as well as developing the literature of our people. Selampit is a radio, television, movie or story books at that time. Selampit will travel from somewhere to somewhere and from a house to a house to present the stories he has taken. Read more “Selampit Raja Besar Ho Gading (Malaysia)”
Hamdolok dance or also known as ‘masadeka’ is a famous dance in Johor. The dance is performed during halls, parties, art shows and in wedding ceremony.
Hamdolok when performed contains elements of singing, dance and music. Each member of the group consists of fifteen to twenty people, playing their respective roles according to the type of character, clothes and musical instruments they play. Hamdolok is said to have been founded under the inspiration of an original Malay musician, Encik Rahmat or better known in his area as ‘Rahmat Wayang’. He was born in Singapore, then migrated and settled directly at Parit Besar, Bagan, Batu Pahat, Johor. Read more “Hamdolok (Malaysia)”
Jikey is a traditional Malay dance drama that is popular in Kedah and Perlis. The dance drama is known as Yike in Cambodia and Likay in Thailand and popular in southern provinces of Satun and Phuket. It is believed to have originated from the singing of Zikir among the Malays before it developed into a secular theatre after the late 19th century. Read more “Jikey (Malaysia)”