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Short Visit to Padang Rengas & Kuala Kangsar, Perak

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was recently having a short 3️⃣D2️⃣N trip ğŸšğŸŽ’ğŸ•¶ğŸ‘Ÿto Padang Rengas & Kuala Kangsar, Perak with the media members 👫👭👬 of @GayaTravel 📚

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Hmm…Curious 🤔 about what & where she has explored🚐🚶🏻‍♀️, visited 🕶👟 & dined in🍽😋❓⁉️

Enjoy reading 📖 ya 😊

It was an exciting 😃😁 day visit to Fiesta Perpaduan And Kebudayaan (For Unity & Culture)ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽŠ

She 👩🏻 enjoyed the learning of how to wear a batik sarong a traditional way, special thanks 🙏🏻 to Jabatan Muzium Negara for the clear guidance 👍🏻🗣👤

Hmm…Why not a batik sarong as souvenir 💝 she asked after the session❓😝

She 👩🏻 is gonna shopping 🛒🛍 for a batik sarong, so that she can wear it then😍

There were lots of interesting activities (e.g. Ceramic handmade 🤲🏻 demonstration, Congkak traditional game as well as lots of competitions ~ kids 👧🏻🧒🏻👦🏻 colouringğŸŽ¨ğŸ–Œ, adults cooking👩🏻‍🍳👨🏻‍🍳, make up 👁💄💋👄etc.) held with various of booths set up‼️😄

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was impressed 🤩 with the Perak Man 💀 exhibition especially, you will note a replica Perak Man (Lenggong Valley Archaeological Gallery) from the video clip ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ captured by her (YouTube link refers)

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Sharing is caring, so she has captured a vblog / video clip ğŸŽ¥ğŸ“¹ from her recent visit on the 14 Apr to this 3️⃣-day fiesta ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽŠ held

Lots of booths to enjoy & quite crowded 👫👭👬with high ⬆️📈 participative rate throughout the day as observed 🤗

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A short visit to the award ğŸ†ğŸŽ–winning homestay 🏡🏘 ~ Homestay Labu Kubong💚

Not to be missed whenever you are at Perak‼️👍🏻😍

It was a hot sunny ğŸŒžâ˜€ï¸ afternoon, still she really enjoying ğŸ˜Ž the beautiful green 💚 scenery surrounding, will be back for a stay definitely ya

Definitely a mind blowing moment 😌 when you are there to viewing 👀 the wide green 💚 paddy field scenery, superb relaxing‼️😉

Let’s enjoy 👀 video clip ğŸŽ¥ğŸ“¹Â captured from her recent visit to this green 💚 scenery 😍

 

Let’s sharing some nice dining 🍽 places that she has enjoyed from this short trip ya 😋🤤

Hmm…Some of her media friends 👬👭👫 told her that the breakfast 🍳 ☕️portion served is small & choices are too healthy😀

However, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed 😋 her breakfast ~ Egg Benedict 🍳🥚 served at The Morning After in M Roof Hotel 🏢

Have you tasted a cooking dishes with durian❓⁉️

She has tasted the famous 👆🏻dish ~ Gulai Tempoyak Ikan Patin 🐟 (with durian as 1️⃣ of the cooking ingredients) at Restoran Tasik Raban 🍽🏡at Lenggong, Perak. This fish 🐟 dish is a signature 👆🏻dish served here which cooked with durian (the King of fruit in Malaysia 🇲🇾 & with a strong fruit smell 👃that some people may not able to accept it)

Guess what❓⁉️

Initially she was a bit sceptical 🤨 to try it, however after tasted 😋 it, she loves & enjoys it 😜

Don’t get her wrong, she is a big fan 😃 for durian if you read 📖 her earlier blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 here ya

The grilled fish 🐟 aka ikan 🐟 bakar in Malaysia’s language served here is fresh & tasty too 😋

‪Her favourite ❤️ dining place from this trip‼️ It’s a traditional Malay dining at Teratak Warisan Kampung 🍽👍🏻😋

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  • Signature Lemuni 🌿 rice 🍚 (cooked with Lemuni leaves 🌿😋👍🏻)
  • Lobsters 🦐 rendang 🌶
  • Fried chicken 🍗🐓 with herbs 🌿
  • Gulai tempoyak (with durian) Patin Fish 🐟
  • Gulai Lemak Pindang Loma Fish 🐟 (Perak river 💦💧only), a must try from here, it cooked with special detailed method so that you can eat the whole fish (yes, including the fish 🐟 bones) including the wrapped leaves 🌿😋 SiennyLovesDrawing is highly recommended for this dish 👍🏻

Many more dishes 🍽 & details, do check out her vblog / video clip ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ ya

Had a short chat 🗣👤👥 with the founders ~ Mr Saidi 💁🏽‍♂️& Mrs Zaliah💁🏽‍♀️, they have started this restaurant 🍽🏡 with intention to maintain the heritage dishes 🍽 of Perak state. The 💯 % chef 👩🏻‍🍳 of this restaurant 🍽🏡 ~ Mrs Zaliah 💁🏽‍♀️ shared that she loves ❤️ to cook 👩🏻‍🍳 since young 👧🏻 & have been learning most of the Perak heritage dishes from her mum 🙋🏻‍♀️ & grandparents 👵🏻👴🏻

Tea ☕️ time❓⁉️

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If you love Milo/ chocolate 🍫 ‼️ You may wish to enjoy queueing long at Milo Kepal Tok Abah 🍫 for the famous 👆🏻thick Milo round ice 🍨 at Kuala Kangsar (supposed to be ~ however this stall didn’t make it as round ice 🍨 though)

Address📍: Jalan Kangsar (In front of Epal Jaya Pharmacy of Bangunan MARA), Kuala Kangsar, Perak

Then, western dinner at Koppeme Cafe 🍽🏢 or you may just enjoy a friends 👫👭👬 catch up here🗣👥👥👥

She loves ❤️ the matcha latte 🍵 served here

Ohh…Passion fruit ice cream 🍦‼️ She crazily missed it 😘😋🤤

Superb addictive 🤤 sour delicious to enjoy

No wonder so delicious tasty 😋 , it’s with 💯 % fresh fruits 🍋🍇🍓🍍

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 highly recommended to stop by Tapah R&R station 🏍🚗🚌🚚 on your way back to KL for a meal 🍽

Guess what❓⁉️

This is the 1️⃣st dining 🍽 place in R&R 🏍🚗🚌🚚 that she enjoys 😋👍🏻 the most so far‼️ Must try it ya 👍🏻👆🏻

Where❓⁉️

It was Tuuu Dia Pak Tam Cafe 🍽 at South Tapah R&R 🏍🚗🚌🚚, North-South Express Highway, 35000 Tapah, Perak, West Malaysia 🇲🇾

She 👩🏻 has opted for Bukhara rice set 🍛 with mutton 🐐 curry served & she truly enjoyed it😋🤤‼️

Hmm…That’s why no photo 📸 of her full rice plate 🍛 (just an empty plate) for sharing here…

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Ha…Ha…Don’t laugh 😂🤣 at her, she was hungry 😋 & the plate was really tasty delicious 🤤 to enjoy it ya 😆😉

Hmm…When was your last trip to Perak, Malaysia 🇲🇾 ❓⁉️When next❓⁉️

Let’s Wow Perak ya 😃😁

#WowPerak #VisitPerak #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #Gayaxevents #PadangRengas #MyDestination#CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blogging #blog #bloggers #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #MyNBOS #KualaKangsar

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Rentak Selangor 2018 (Part 2)

Yeah‼️ As promised, now sharing Part 2️⃣ of the Rentak Selangor aka Beats of Selangor 2018 😃😁

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has travelled with the writers team 👫👭👬 to Carey Island 🌴 🏖🏝 to meet the Mah Meri 👹👺people to learn more about their richness history & cultures 😲🤗

At present, Mah Meri’s 👹👺population is more than 4️⃣K people 👬👭👫

So,  what’s their musics ğŸŽ¼ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ & dances 💃🏻🕴🏻❓⁉️

Mayin Jo-oh Music & Dance

This is a mask 👹👺traditional dance 💃🏻 which performed to invite ancestral spirits aka muyang to join the festivals by Mah Meri people 👹👺

Mah Meri 👺👹 people is 1️⃣ of the 1️⃣8️⃣ tribes of indigenous people aka Orang Asli & one said only resides at Carey Island 🌴 🏖🏝 of Malaysia 🇲🇾

The male 👬 Mah Meri 👹👺 dancers will wear the grotesque wooden masks ğŸŽ­ carved, dance clothes made with tree 🌳 skin & palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿🌿 Generally, the males’ 👬 are with more exaggerated dance moves to express the spirit of the mask ğŸŽ­ & in clockwise 🔃 direction around the female 👭 dancers

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While the female 👭 dancers will wear the skirts made of palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿🌿 & plaited mengkuang head gear. They will dance anti-clockwise 🔄 around an earthen mound named as “a busot” 😀

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This dance 💃🏻 is performed with gestures to relate the annual Ari Muyang ritual ceremony, everyday events e.g. fishing ğŸŽ£ , celebrations ğŸŽŠğŸŽ‰ etc. & with the music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµ ğŸŽ¼ played from the music instruments below,

  • bambooğŸŽ‹ğŸŽstampers named “tuntog”
  • a viola ğŸŽ»named “jule”
  • the double-headed drum 🥁 named “tambo”
  • a brass gong named “a-tawa”

Do enjoy the short clipsÂ ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ captured while the travel team members 👭👬👫 mostly joined in to enjoy this traditional dance 💃🏻 with Mah Meri 👹👺 dancers 👏🏻🙌🏻

Spirit Wood Carving

The Mah Meri 👹👺 people also well known 👍🏻 with their spiritual wood carving, apart from its richness of music, songs ğŸŽ¤ğŸŽ¼ & dances

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Yeah‼️ @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 continues #BeatsOfSelangor aka #RentakSelangor 2018 ğŸŽ¼ğŸ¥ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµDay 3️⃣ . She learnt a lot from #MahMeri people 👹👺(1️⃣ of the 1️⃣8️⃣ tribes of indigenous people aka #OrangAsli), only in Carey Island 🌴 of Malaysia 🇲🇾 They are known with spirit wood craving, richness of their songs ğŸŽ¤ğŸŽ¼ & dances . Guess what❓⁉️ . She observed the preparing mask 👺 (for dance named Mayin Jo-oh, traditional dance performed to invite ancestral spirits aka muyang) with wood, tree 🌳 skin, palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿🌿 etc. . A great 👍🏻😃 day at #PulauCarey #CareyIsland 🚤⛵️🏝🌊 , do enjoy this IG posting 1️⃣st with photos 📸 & short clips ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ captured. More updates soon, blog 👩🏻‍💻📝 link @ profile . @gayatravel @tourismselangor @discoverselangor @smartselangor @mymotac #DiscoverSelangor #SmartSelangor #NBOS #MyNBOS #VM2020 #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #gayaXevents #MyDestination #CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing

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They are mostly with the remarkable wood carving skills, in particular wood sculptures & masks ğŸŽ­ All are depict their Ari Muyang, mythical creatures, animal spirits e.g. birds 🐦🦅 , dragon 🐉 etc. from the Mah Meri’s 👹👺surroundings of swamp, sea 🌊 & forest 🌳🌳

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According to 1️⃣ of the Mah Meri 👹👺 wood carver (Oppsss…She forgot to ask ❓about his name), he shared that sometimes he carves the sculptures as per his dreams 💭 The forms & figures actually appeared a few times in the dreams 💭 which most of the Mah Meri 👹👺wood carvers would believe the messages 📜 from the other world 🌍 to them for spiritual wood carvings 😊

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So, upon waking up, he would then set to carve the figures that he encountered in his dreams 💭  He added that some sculptures are carved for the purpose of healing too

Traditionally, the materials for wood carving including nyireh stone, rare red mangrove hardwood etc. 😃

Palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿 weaving/ origami

Guess what❓⁉️

For Mah Meri 👹👺 females 👭 to get married👰🏻👰🏻, they must good 👍🏻 at weaving. Ha…Ha…An interesting fact learnt😆

Accordingly, most of the Mah Meri 👹👺 females 👭 are well known 👍🏻 with their impressive weaving skills. It was once said & believed that Mah Meri 👹👺leaf 🌿🍃 origami to be the oldest in the world 🗺 🌍 Wow‼️

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 loves 💗 her head gear received from Mah Meri 👹👺 people as welcoming gift 💝 which was folded with the palm leaves 🌿🌿 upon her entering to the village 🏘🏡

Among the weaving designs are spirit flowers🌼🌻💐, birds 🐦🦅 etc., objects of adornments e.g. head gears, belts etc. to be worn for celebration ğŸŽ‰ ğŸŽŠ , jewelleries, purses👛👝, baskets etc.

The young fronds of the palm leaves are intricately to be folded to make offerings & ornaments for the ritual 🙏🏻 ceremonies of the Mah Meri 👺👹 people 👫👭👬

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Ari Muyang

On an annual basis, Mah Meri 👹👺people 👭👬👫 will gather together at the Spirit House 🏠 in their village named Rumah Muyang to celebrate its Spirit & Ancestor Festival ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽŠ named Ari Muyang Festival around mid March 😉🤩

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Ari Muyang Festival ğŸŽŠğŸŽ‰ is celebrating for 3️⃣ days with aims to seek protection, to appease the spirit guardians & to offer prayers 🙏🏻 to honour their ancestors☺️

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She was told that during the festival ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽŠceremony, the spirit mediums or known as “dukun” will enter into a state of trance ~ an inhabited by a muyang’s spirit. The “dukun” will bless the Mah Meri 👹👺 people 👭👬👫 by smearing their foreheads & forearms with rice 🍚 powder mixed with flowers 💐 🌼🌻 & leaves 🌿🍃🌱

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Then, Mayin Jo’oh dance 💃🏻 will be performed to inviting the muyang to join in this festive celebration ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽŠ

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 wishes to celebrate this mentioned Ari Muyang Festival ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽŠ with the Mah Meri 👹👺 people 👬👭👫 in the near future then 😄

A great 👍🏻😃 cultural learning day at Carey Island 🚤⛵️🏝🌊 of Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇾 with media 👩🏻‍💻📝 team 👭👬👫 of Rentak Selangor 2018

Website: http://mmcv.org.my/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/www.mmcv.org.my/

Ohh ya…Let’s enjoy her vblog & short clipÂ ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ captured about an awesome ğŸ˜ŽğŸ‘ğŸ»Â day visit to Homestay Sg Haji Dorani 🏘🏘

She has enjoyed a great experience by meeting the local people 👬👭👫 as well as learning better about the traditional music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµ instruments & enjoyed the awesome performance by Kompang Anak Selangor aka KOMPAS

Guess what❓⁉️

She has learnt much more about kuda kepang ğŸŽğŸ´ (kuda lumping for Indonesia 🇮🇩 ) , Barongan, Gamelan, Shadow Play aka Wayang Kulit as well as enjoyed the hands on (including young kids 👶🏻👦🏻) music instruments with the guidance from the friendly musicians 😃😁

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Yeah‼️ It’s really a great 👍🏻 pleasure for @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 to be part of the media team 👫👭👬 for #BeatsOfSelangor aka #RentakSelangor 2018 ğŸŽ¼ğŸ¥ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµ . Enjoyed a great experience today meeting the local people 👬👭👫 as well as learning better about the traditional music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµ instruments & enjoyed the awesome performance by #KompangAnakSelangor aka KOMPAS at @homestay_sg_hj_dorani 🏘🏘 . Guess what❓⁉️ She learnt much more about #kudakepang ğŸŽğŸ´ (#kudalumping for Indonesia 🇮🇩 ) , #Barongan, #Gamelan , #ShadowPlay aka #WayangKulit as well as enjoyed the hands on (including young kids 👶🏻👦🏻) music instruments with the guidance from the friendly musicians 😃😁 . A memorable day at #HomestaySgHajiDorani 🏘🏘 enjoyed this posting with photos 📸 & short clips ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ captured 1️⃣st. More updates soon, blog 👩🏻‍💻📝 link @ profile . @gayatravel @tourismselangor @discoverselangor @smartselangor @mymotac #DiscoverSelangor #SmartSelangor #NBOS #MyNBOS #VM2020 #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #gayaXevents #MyDestination #CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing

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Do invite 📩📧💌 SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 again, just can’t wait to be in for Rentak Selangor 2019 ya

#RentakSelangor #DiscoverSelangor #BeatsOfSelangor #SmartSelangor #NBOS #MyNBOS#VM2020 #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #gayaXevents #MyDestination #CutiCutiMalaysia#MalaysiaTrulyAsia #Selangor #Malaysia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging#bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers #CareyIsland #MahMeri #orangasli

Rentak Selangor 2018 (Part 1)

Yeah‼️ ✌🏻SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has recently being invited 📩📧💌 by Tourism Selangor & participated as 1️⃣ of the international media team 👫👭👬 (from Malaysia 🇲🇾, Indonesia 🇮🇩, Japan 🇯🇵 & Korea 🇰🇷) for the Rentak Selangor 2018 in Malaysia🇲🇾’s national language with meaning of the Beats of Selangor 😃

It’s the strategic effort for the 3️⃣rd year to further promote ⬆️ the State of Selangor as a tourism & cultural destination in Malaysia 🇲🇾

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Personally, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has learnt & discovered so much during this 5️⃣D4️⃣N trip 🚌 about the diverse co-existence of cultural traditions & ecosystems in Selangor state of Malaysia 🇲🇾

Hmm…Why Selangor❓⁉️

It’s because throughout the years, Selangor is 1️⃣ of the multiracial 👬👫👭 states in Malaysia 🇲🇾 that arose with beautiful 😍🤩 blends of various vibrant cultural heritage influences in traditional dances 👹👺💃🏻🕺& music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ§ğŸŽµğŸŽ¼ğŸŽ¤A deep rooted musical heritage actually defines a race group’s identity & solidarity😁

What’s the objectives❓⁉️

  • To promote ⬆️ Selangor as a tourism destination of choice while travelling to Malaysia 🇲🇾
  • To introduce the culture of Selangor to a widen public 👭👬👫
  • To celebrate & propagate the musical ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ§ğŸŽµğŸŽ¼ğŸŽ¤& traditional dances 👹👺💃🏻🕺 heritage of Selangor
  • To strengthen 🤝🙌🏻 the collaborative relationship between Selangor Exco for Youth Generation Development (UPEN) with the participating stakeholders, international media practitioners, travel agencies & tourism industry players👭👬👫

So, what are the beats & moves (i.e. musics ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ğŸŽµ& dances💃🏻🕴🏻)❓⁉️

Cempuling ~ Selangor Javaneses’ Joy

It means a collection of music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ğŸŽµ instruments that uses beats for different rhythm & sound brought to Selangor state of Malaysia 🇲🇾 by Sunan Kalijaga. The music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ğŸŽµplayed are in the form of advices for the audiences 👭👫👬

  • Cem ~ A variety as the musicians 👭👬👫 with different background & different types & sizes of instrumentsğŸŽ¹ğŸŽ¸ğŸ¥
  • Pul ~ All sorts of people gathering👭👫👬
  • Iling ~ It’s the Java language to reminding each other about self, team member & communities. In religious term, it means self reflections & self reminders😀

 

She has enjoyed the modern Cempuling performance by Cempuling moden Cendana Klasik 👭👫👬👍🏻

Hmm…Modern Cempuling❓⁉️

Because it’s including with modern musicÂ ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ğŸŽµ instruments e.g. keyboard ğŸŽ¹ , guitar ğŸŽ¸ etc. as refer to the 2️⃣nd row of above boomerang ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ captured

The music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ğŸŽµ instruments for Cempuling includes Rebana Ibu, Rebana Gong, Rebana Kempul, Rebana Kempreng, Rebana Anak, Enteng-Enteng 1️⃣, Enteng-Enteng 2️⃣ etc.😊

Guess what❓⁉️

The songs ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ğŸŽ¤ played with Cempuling are with a variety from songs from Java, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil etc. She enjoyed the performance of a Mandarin song by late famous Taiwanese 🇹🇼 singer, Teresa Teng💁🏻‍♀️

Do enjoy a video clip ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ captured by SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 for sharing here,

 

Urumee Melum உறுமிமேளம் Drummers ~ Calling of the Gods’ Spirit 🥁🥁

This is the most vibrant 🤩 & essential of the Malaysian-Indian traditions found in Malaysia 🇲🇾 with its double-headed hourglass-shaped drum originated from the state of Tamil Nadu, South of India 🇮🇳

This music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ğŸŽµhas been widely believed to possess deep sacred power & it mostly associated with the trance rituals of calling of the gods’ spirit. It’s slung with a cloth strap across the shoulder & played by the drummer 👬👬👬🥁horizontally. It’s played entirely with sticks & simply allows the drummer to either play it by standing 👬 or walking 🚶🏻‍♂️🚶🏻‍♂️ around

Do enjoy a short clip ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ captured by SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 at Batu Caves ğŸž with the awesome 👏🏻 performance by the drummers 👬👬👬 🥁from the Chinna Rasa Urumee Melum Masana Kali

Some of the music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ğŸŽµğŸ¥ instruments including Urumee, Thavil, Pambai, Jaldra etc.

She was informed that all the drummers of this music group are very self discipline i.e. only perform the music with full proper praying attire 👕👖as their performance attire, bare foot 👣 & with no ❌🍻drinking & smoking❌🚬habits to respect this holy tradition heritage. They are all with normal diet (not necessary vegetarian) except some major prayers/ festivals ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽŠwhich require fasting before their performance at ceremonies/ temples⛩

 

Tanjung Flowers 💐 Dance ~ Selangor Royalties 👑 dance 💃🏻

Tanjung flowers 💐 aka Bunga Tanjung in Malaysia 🇲🇾 ‘s national language if the official flower of Selangor since the ruling of the Selangor Royalties 👑

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After many of you asking via DMsss, here you go a summary of @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 ‘s Day 4️⃣ (last day, why so fast❓⁉️😌) with #BeatsofSelangor aka #RentakSelangor 2018 ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµğŸŽ¼ğŸ¥ . Hmm…Slightly longer 🤗 as need to prepare clips ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ with details inside ya 😉☺️ . ✅ Traditional dances of Selangor Royalties 👑 , Malaysia 🇲🇾 & Bugis, South Sulawesi, Indonesia 🇮🇩 . ✅ Amazing great #UrumeeMelum drummers 🥁 performance . ✅ Beautiful Istana Bandar Lama Jugra . Happy to meet new friends, both Malaysians & some foreign media friends from this trip, friendship forever ya 👫👭👬💗 . Let’s enjoy the photos & clips captured of each about the beautiful #Selangor , Malaysia 🇲🇾 , more updates 👩🏻‍💻 via blog link at profile or vblog via #Youtube ~SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ’s channel . Special thank you 🙏🏻 for having #siennylovesdrawing with great 👍🏻 welcoming & hospitality throughout 🤗to @gayatravel @tourismselangor @discoverselangor @smartselangor @mymotac @visit.malaysia2020 @maticmy #DiscoverSelangor #SmartSelangor #NBOS #MyNBOS #VM2020 #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #gayaXevents #MyDestination #CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers

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This 4️⃣mins & 4️⃣0️⃣seconds dance 💃🏻 only for women 👭👭👭 & it symbolises Malay women as gentle, courteous, polite same like this flower 💐 ~ very fragrant & grows very high up on the trees 🌳🌳

It’s very well accepted 👍🏻 by the Malaysians🇲🇾& always performed during the official government ceremonies etc.😉

 

Batara Dance

Back then, this dance 💃🏻 was performed to emphasise on the connection between humans & the Gods of all Universes. Then, this dance 💃🏻 has evolved to being a dance 💃🏻 which meant to show love 💗 & loyalty to the King 👑

This 4️⃣mins & 4️⃣0️⃣seconds dance💃🏻’s movement visualises the respect & gratitude to the King 👑

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Poja Dance 💃🏻 ~ Selangor Bugis tradition heritage

This 3️⃣mins Bugis dance 💃🏻 which is 1️⃣ of the popular one in Selangor due to the Bugis migrants from Sulawesi 🇮🇩 & settled down in Selangor 🇲🇾 many years ago

This dance 💃🏻 used to be performed only in the royal 👑 palace to welcome the King 👑 by the dancers 💃🏻💃🏻 with the sprinkled flowers 💐 & nice dance 💃🏻 moves

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Currently, it’s performed to everyone 👬👭👫 as a welcome 🤗 symbolic to all guests 👭👬👫who came to attend a event/ ceremony held😃

 

Madduppa Bosara Dance ~ Selangor Bugis tradition heritage

It’s another move with Bugis influence & used to be performed in front of the noble families only during the Mattandajari ceremony (marriage 👰🏻🤵🏻 proposal). Then, this dance 💃🏻 has evolved & to welcome 🤗 all guests to events/ ceremonies

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Madduppa ~ The traditional food serving tray

Bosara ~ The traditional food serving tray’s cover

Both of them are used in this 6️⃣mins & 2️⃣5️⃣seconds dance 💃🏻 & then a variety of traditional delicacies/ cakes 🍰 will be served to all guests 👭👫👬 after the end of this dance 💃🏻 performance

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Do enjoy a short clip ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ captured with all the 4️⃣ dances shared above performed by dancers from Citra Ugik of Malay Bugis Association of Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇾

Ohh…Noted the beautiful 😍 place in the clip ğŸ“¹ğŸŽ¥ above of the  4️⃣ dances 💃🏻💃🏻 performed…

Curious 🤔 where 📍is it❓⁉️

It’s Alaeddin Palace 👑 or Bandar Jugra Palace aka Istana Bandar Lama Jugra in Malaysia 🇲🇾’s national language which was constructed using high quality timber named Cengal & marble. Its design is largely with Islamic & some influences from Indian, Middle-Eastern & Chinese (i.e. the roof’s carved fascia board & dragon 🐉 fin)

 

This double-storey palace 👑 has many rooms i.e. A royal 👑 bath 🛀🏻 , a throne room, a banquet room, bedrooms💤🛌, royal 👑 audiences hall, kitchen, a forbidden garden etc. It was designated as a historical monument & site under the Antiquities Act 1976 in 1980👏🏻🙌🏻

Do stay tune for Part 2 ya

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