About Pesta Raya
Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts showcases the best in theatre, dance, and music from the Nusantara (Malay Archipelago).
This 15th edition invites you to come celebrate the icons and treasures of a community marked by its diversity and richness.
- Popular Malaysian hip hop and R&B band, KRU
- A musical tribute to legendary composer S. Atan, a Pesta Raya commission
- Rising Singapore pop star, Sufi Rashid
- Hip Hop Block Party, celebrating the Malay hip hop scene in Singapore from the year 2000 to the present
- Dikir Barat Battle
- Rosnah by The Necessary Stage is a powerful coming-of-age tale starring theatre darling Siti Khalijah and directed by Alvin Tan
- Mini concert featuring popular Malay songs for children at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre
- Storytelling and craft workshops at PIP’s PLAYbox involving the Malay kite, wau
- Tarian (Malay dance) parent-child workshop