Esplanade Presents

Music | Dance


DIAN Dancers (Singapore)

9 May 2024, Thu, 7pm, 8.15pm & 9.30pm


(Intermission: None)

DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade

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Experience the vibrant world of Malay performing arts at Dinamika! by DIAN Dancers. This dynamic showcase promises an evening filled with colourful dance, music, and poetry, curated to captivate a diverse audience of all ages. The performance integrates live music under the direction of Lenny Karmila, featuring elements of Malay literary arts like syair, pantun, and traditional songs. Choreographed by both co-founder Dr. Noramin Farid and emerging choreographers, Dinamika! marks a transition into the next generation of Malay dance practice. Joining the DIAN Dancers are talented student artists from Kesenian Si Anak Tari of Temasek Polytechnic and Wangsa Kesari Seni of Singapore Polytechnic, adding depth to this celebration of Malay cultural expression.


Artistic Direction: Dr. Noramin Farid


Music Director: Lenny Karmila


Founder Choreographers:  
Abdul Yazid Juhuri 
Izwan Sarif 
Soultari Amin Farid


“New Gen” Choreographers:  
‘Aizat Haikal Saini 
Nurul Farahani Idris 
Hidayat Zainal 
Rabiatuladawiyah Zakaria 
Faiz Hairul Anuar 
Syafiqah Shaharuddin


DIAN Dancers
DIAN Alumni
Friends of DIAN (Independent Artists & Local Groups)
Kesenian Si Anak Tari (Temasek Polytechnic)
Wangsa Kesari Seni (Singapore Polytechnic)


Syair Composer:
Afi Hanafi


Composers/ Rearrangers:
Aidil Akmal
Al-Hafiz Jamat
Aryandi Ahmad
Azrin Abdullah
Juraimi Johari


Aidil Akmal
Azrin Abdullah
Fauzi Ravi
Lenny Karmila
Nasrulhaq Kamsani
Noorizam Zulkarnain
Elly Eliana (Vocalist)
Hidayat Zainal (Vocalist)

Language: English, Malay
Things to Note:
Accessibility Advisory: We provide a range of access services and relaxed performances for patrons with access needs. For wheelchair-accessible seats, please call Esplanade Customer Experience at 6828 8377 for assistance. Concessions for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and up to one accompanying companion are available. | View our accessibility guide
Artist Information

DIAN Dancers

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Established in 2003, DIAN Dancers embodies its name's meaning, "glowing light," with the motto "Menyuluh Wawasan Budaya" (Envisioning the Future of Our Culture). Founded by Abdul Yazid Juhuri, with Md Izwan Sarif and Soultari Amin Farid joining in 2005, the troupe nurtures a group of individuals aged 17 to 35, with a mission to cultivate the next generation of Malay dance custodians by educating them in a range of traditional Malay and southeast Asian maritime arts.

Date & Time

9 May 2024, Thu


DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade


DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade


DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade

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