WORKSHOPS

Let's Learn Our National Language

17 Sep, 2pm – 5pm | National Gallery Singapore | Ticketed: $60 (regular); $50 (concession for students and senior citizens) | Get your tickets here

Featuring: Alfian Sa'at



Pick up Malay and learn how to compose pantuns in this fun and interactive workshop by award-winning writer and playwright Alfian Sa'at! At the end of the workshop, the participants can joget to their pantuns as they will be set to music by a group of musicians.

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National Gallery Singapore
1 St. Andrew's Rd
Singapore 178957
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About Alfian Sa'at

Alfian Sa'at is a Resident Playwright with W!LD RICE, one of Singapore's most recognized theatre companies. He was also an Associate Artist with Teater Ekamatra, a Malay-language theatre company as well as an Associate Playwright with The Necessary Stage. His published works include three collections of poetry, One Fierce Hour, A History of Amnesia and The Invisible Manuscript, a collection of short stories, Corridor, a collection of flash fiction, Malay Sketches, two collections of plays as well as the published play Cooling Off Day.

Alfian won Best Script at the Life! Theatre Awards in 2005 for Landmarks, in 2010 for Nadirah and in 2013 for Kakak Kau Punya Laki (Your Sister's Husband). In 2011, Alfian won the Boh-Cameronian Award in Malaysia for Best Book and Lyrics for the musical The Secret Life of Nora. In 2013, he won the Boh-Cameronian Award for Best Original Script for the play Parah.

In 2001, Alfian won the Golden Point Award for Poetry as well as the National Arts Council Young Artist Award for Literature. His plays and short stories have been translated into German, Swedish, Danish and Japanese and have been read and performed in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Brisbane, Melbourne, London, Zürich, Hamburg, Munich, Berlin, Copenhagen and Stockholm.

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VENUE

National Gallery Singapore
1 St. Andrew's Rd
Singapore 178957
Map