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Rentak Selangor aka Beats of Selangor 2019

Yeah‼️ ✌🏻SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has again being exclusively invited 📩📧💌 to participate as media team 👫👭👬 for the Rentak Selangor 2019 in Malaysia 🇲🇾’s national language with meaning of the Beats of Selangor 😃

The Selangor State Economic Planning Unit (UPENS) & Gaya Travel Magazine once again in collaboration 🤝 to bringing the colourful sights, sounds & beats of Selangor which influences from the multi races, arts, cultures & ethnicities that offers the Selangor state of Malaysia 🇲🇾 as a truly unique tourist destination 📍to explore

Yes ✅, It’s an annual event & not her 1️⃣st time as an inivted media member to cover for the Rentak Selangor aka Beats of Selangor, do enjoy reading 📖 her 2018 participation,

🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/04/10/rentak-selangor-2018-part-1/

🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/rentak-selangor-2018-part-2/

This Rentak Selangor 2019 aims to educating, promoting & sharing the “Dendang Hati 💕, Lagu Jiwa💃, Irama Kita 🎶” to the public & she 👩🏻 was proud to be part of the media team again to witness this annual event 😃

So, this round she 👩🏻 is gonna sharing the Beats of Selangor 😃 relating to some of the races in Malaysia 🇲🇾 ~ Chinese, Indian, Malay & Indigenous Tribe

Beats of Selangor 😃 ~ Chinese

She 👩🏻 was a graduate 🎓👩🏻‍🎓 from Catholic High School (CHS) 🏫 , Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇾 & really so proud & happy 😃 to acknowledge the great 👍🏻 efforts of the Chinese Society in CHS to creating a sense of awareness among the public, the beauty, the intrinsic & aesthetic values of Chinese culture as well as to preserving the Chinese heritage, art & cultures to 🆕 & young generation 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👦🏻🧑🏻 of all Malaysians 🇲🇾👫👭👬 Bravo 👏🏻🙌🏻

Do enjoy a vlog 📹🎥 captured from the awesome 👏🏻 performances of Chinese Orchestra, Wushu, Taichi, Diabolo & 24 Seasons Drum 🥁 by the students 👫👭👬 of CHS. Also do reading 📖 the detailed description of the traditional Chinese music intruments & art of self-defence skills e.g. Erhu 二胡, Pipa 琵琶, Dulcimer 扬琴, Bamboo flute 笛子, Wushu 武术, Diabolo 扯铃/ 抖空竹,24 Season Drum 🥁 24节令鼓 etc.

Beats of Selangor 😃 ~ Indian

The Kolattam dance performance of using traditional music instrument of Thavil, Pambai & Urumi @ Arulmigu Sri Ayyappan Temple, Batu Cave, Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇾

Wow‼️ It’s the biggest Pooja Temple inside a natural cave in the world 🗺🌍 & known for being the only Ayyappa Swamy Temple with a complete 18 Holy steps inside the cave. Free 🆓 admission to all 👭👬👫 with a specific visiting schedule

Do enjoy a vlog 📹🎥 captured from this awesome 👏🏻 exciting traditional Indian dance performed & refer the detailed description for more information 😀

This temple (FB page ~ https://www.facebook.com/BATUCAVESAYYAPPADEVASTHANAM/) is located at📍1, Jalan SM 1, Taman Sunway, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, West Malaysia 🇲🇾 & for all Asia devotees who are unable to perform their ‘Sabari Malai Irumudi Yatra’ prayer at Kerala, India 🇮🇳 It also conducting free 🆓 workshops for public 👭👬👫 who are interested to learn Kolattam dance, Urumi Mellam, Thevaram, Bhajan, Karakaattam, Mayilattam etc. Do contact 📞☎️📱 Mr. Ravi👨🏿‍💼+6016-3611533 Persatuan Kebudayaan & Kesenian India KL & Selangor

Beats of Selangor 😃 ~ Malay

During her recent glamping 🏕 stay @ Dusun Bonda, Batang Kali of Selangor state, West Malaysia 🇲🇾 , she 👩🏻 has a chance to learn more details about the Malay traditional music & beats as below,

Malaysian Caklempong

It’s a traditional music 🎵🎶 of the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra, Indonesia 🇮🇩 however was brought to Negeri Sembilan, West Malaysia 🇲🇾 in the 14th century by the Minangkabau people

 

A small-size gong made of bronze  that produces melodious sounds & often used to play a wide variety of both traditional & modern music 🎵 🎶 Other instruments e.g. bamboo flute, “Saluang, Malay tambourine & gong are played together with Caklempong for various dance/ performance e.g. Pencak Silat, Candle Dance, Wayang Kulit etc.

Keroncong band performance

It’s actually the name of a ukulele-like instrument & an Indonesian musical style which typically makes use of the keroncong (i.e. The sound chrong-chrong-chrong comes from this instrument). So, the band consists of a flute, a violin 🎻 , a melody guitar 🎸 , a cello, string bass in pizzicato style & with either a female / a male singer 👩🏽‍🎤👨🏽‍🎤

 

She 👩🏻 has learnt that 1️⃣ ukulele named “cak”, a steel-stringed. The instrumentalist strums chords with up to 8️⃣ strums per beat in 4/4 rhythm. The off-beat strums are often accentuated. The other ukulele named “cuk” is slightly larger & has nylon strings. As a set, both the “cak” & “cuk” form an interlocking pair that mostly gives Kroncong its characteristic kron & chong 😊

Tor Tor Dance & Gordang Sembilan

Tor Tor dance & 9️⃣ great drumbeats/ percussion (Gordang Sembilan in Malaysia 🇲🇾 ‘s national language) are the cultural heritage of Malaysia 🇲🇾 ‘s Mandailing community, which originally came from Mandailing, North Sumatera of Indonesia 🇮🇩

 

It’s a slow motion dance with the movement of the feet / toe to toe 👣 & hand 🤚🏻 movements with a music 🎵🎶 rhythm played with the traditional music instruments e.g. Gondang, Flute, Trumpet 🎺 etc. At present, Tor tor dance is to celebrating harvesting, welcoming guests, wedding 🤵🏾👰🏽 ceremonies. No ❌ longer associated with the religious / mystical ceremonies in the past years

Kuda Kepang

It was 1️⃣st introduced in the early 20th century when Javanese immigrants 🇮🇩👭👬👫, who brought this unique dance & 1️⃣st arrived in the southern tip of  West Malaysia 🇲🇾 It’s usually performed by 9 to 15 pax, usually all men dancers traditional Javanese clothes

In the past years, Kuda Kepang is believed to have a strong linkage to the spirit world, however at present it becomes a regular dance performance for the birthday 🎂 of the Sultan of Johor, state government celebrations & cultural shows in Malaysia 🇲🇾

It’s a traditional Javanese braided hobbyhorse dance & in the dance performance, all the dancers will ride the 2️⃣D mock horse which is traditionally made of bamboo 🎍🎋, then painted & decorated with colorful paints and cloth to resemble a horse 🐎 🐴 Some of the dance movements in the Kuda Kepang rituals are based on traditional Malay silat

Beats of Selangor 😃 ~ Temuan Indigenous Tribe

The Sewang Bahbola Dance by the Temuan Tribe @📍Orang Asli Museum, KM 24, Jalan Pahang Lama Gombak, 53100 Gombak, Selangor, West Malaysia 🇲🇾

 

It’s a traditional dance performed by the Orang Asli of Malaysia 🇲🇾 for ceremonies of funeral, thanksgiving, to treating well the sick / wounded person. However, it has now evolving to also entertaining the foreign tourists 👭👬👫 A dance in & within a circle ⭕️ with music 🎵🎶 instruments which made from bamboo plants 🎍🎋

 

This Orang Asli Museum is a museum with a permanent exhibition gallery, a mini theater hall equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual system, a library & a souvenir shop to showcasing the history, living & tradition of the indigenous people in Malaysia 🇲🇾

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4DEBE2nryC/

This museum also aims to facilitating the research into the history & background of the aborigine community. Artifacts on exhibition at the museum including the ancient hunting equipment, traditional musical 🎶🎵 instruments as well as personal ornaments & garments

Do stay tune for her next blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 about her glamping 🏕 stay with Dusun Bonda ya

Meanwhile do enjoy her vlog 📹🎥 captured 😃😁

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