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Malay culture festival kicks off in Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre, Singapore.
Malay Heritage Centre, Singapore. Image by Jnzl’s Public Domain Photos / CC BY 2.0

A three week-long festival celebrating traditional and contemporary Malay arts opened at Singapore’s Malay Heritage Centre on Monday night. With works by visual and performing artists from Singapore and the surrounding region – including a Star Wars-inspired performance of Wayang Kulit (shadow puppet theatre) – the third annual Malay CultureFest 2014 will run until 2 November. Entrance is free. Read more: straitstimes.com