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Journal of Australia Indonesia Arts Alliance. Also available in the Archives of the National Library of Australia at: http://purl.nla.gov.au/nla/pandora/inspirasi
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Balinese Musician Touring Australia - Book NOW for 2014!
I Made Denis is an extraordinary, exciting and highly gifted Balinese gamelan musician originally from the traditional village of Tianyar, East Bali who has been touring Australia during the last 4 years since May 2010. Made Denis has been performing Balinese gamelan and traditional arts for approx 20 years and is a member of one of Tianyar's keluarga budaya - a well known cultural family and a member of the Yowana Gita Sasmita gamelan group, Tianyar. Made Denis has been visiting Australia to tour schools, festivals and world music venues, as well as to provide support for Australian gamelan groups and collaborate with Australian musicians during his residency.
While in Australia Made has toured Qld, NSW, WA, SA and Tasmania including performing at Woodford Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse, Byron Harmony Festival, Unity Festival, Mullumbimby Music Festival, Pesta Rakyat and many more...Currently sponsored by MLTAQ For bookings and more information Contact Judy 0405463663
When in Bali Made Denis is usually based in Kuta and is available as a cultural teacher and guide for visitors to Bali - to have a chance to learn gamelan and traditional dances, see traditional village life and be introduced to Balinese culture, gamelan groups and teachers. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Mob in Oz : 0405463663
Ramayana Topeng Workshop and Performance 2013-14
Presenting "The Lost Princess and the Monkey King"
"The famously beautiful Princess Dewi Sita is captured in a foreign land, and trapped in a strange garden. She waits for months and months to hear from her beloved Prince Rama, but no word comes...suddenly a friendly face appears in this strange land, a funny monkey who makes her laugh and forget her troubles... the biggest surprise is when the monkey turns out to be none other than Hanoman - magical King of the monkeys - Rama's great friend and he gives her Rama's ring to prove to her that her Prince is coming ... but Hanoman's adventures are not over, he has to find his monkey friends again and go through the kingdom of the frogs."
A new version of an episode from the ever-popular Hindu epic story the
Ramayana where the students learn to present Balinese performance techniques
such as Topeng (Mask) dance and Kecak (Monkey chant) while practising Bahasa
Indonesia in a flexible story line...
The Ramayana team will be touring nationally during 2014 so please BOOK now !
Cost $7 per student per workshop or performance.
Bookings: Contact Judy 0405463663 or email@example.com
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