Esplanade Presents


Pantunism: Into the PantunVerse

Shahril Samri (Singapore)

9 Sep 2023, Sat, 3pm


(Intermission: None)

Studio 219 (Esplanade Mall, #02-19)

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Immerse yourself in the rich history of pantun as well as learn the basics of writing and performing your very own pantun in this interactive workshop with founder of Pantunism, Shahril Samri!


This Cipta Cipta programme is held in conjunction with Esplanade's Mari Kita Main Wayang. This play-within-a-play follows a group of Peranakans who come together to stage Empat Bini, an ambitious script that is set within the illustrious walls of a royal court.

Admission Age:
13 and above.
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

Shahril Samri

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Shahril Samri is a pantun activist and the founder of hobby club Pantunism. He has conducted various poetry workshops across primary, secondary, higher and grassroots schools using his unique approach to spread the love of poetry to others. Shahril has also written many poems for events abroad as well as several verses for national events and leaders.

Date & Time

9 Sep 2023, Sat


Studio 219 (Esplanade Mall, #02-19)

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