Kakiseni and MPH publishing continues their effort in popularizing and preserving cultural traditions through the medium of children’s books with The Girl Who Loves To Dance – a story of hard choices interlaced with the magic of the mak yong tradition.
ON THE 24th JUNE 2018, BOH Plantations and Kakiseni announced the recipients of the 15th BOH Cameronian Arts Awards (15BCAA) (or The Cammies) at Hilton Kuala Lumpur, including the prestigious Best of 2017 and the Category Awards for artistic excellence. A localized adaptation of a popular dystopia, a mystical dance piece and a musical based on the Peanuts cartoon won the Best of 2017 categories.
Is it by giving money to the practitioners to be a full-time artist, or to attract new-audiences to come and watch theatre?
A lot of talks, discussions and meetings have taken place in 2017, about how can theatre companies in Malaysia survive. The initiative of holding meetings have been organized by a few organizations, such as Kakiseni, My Performing Arts Agency, the Ministry, and even among theatre practitioners themselves. During these meetings, the main topic discussed is ‘How can we reach sustainability in practicing performing arts’. The meetings conclude with a few methods on how some theatre companies sustain [...]
On the 7th of May, the 14th BOH Cameronian Awards was held at St. Regis, Kuala Lumpur. It was a gala of colour, personality and prestige – celebrating the performing arts industry in Malaysia in all its splendor.