18 July 2017

EAST COAST TRADITIONAL ARTS COME UNDER ONE ROOF AT RESORT WORLD GENTING

SENIKOME PENG HENG Featured Activities:
Silk Screen Painting and Joget Gamelan

SENIKOME PENG HENG, East Coast Arts and Culture is given prominence at Resorts World Genting and reflecting this, a series of activities will be held in the coming months.

SENIKOME PENG HENG
LEVEL 3, FIRST WORLD HOTEL
From July to September 2017, SENIKOME PENG HENG will highlight various traditional art forms, specifically visual and performing arts from The East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, which will include highlights from Joget Gamelan, a classical dance originating from the courts of Riau and Lingga, of the 17th Century, popular in Pahang and Terengganu. Till today there is 33 Gamelan dances still being practice among them is Timan Burung, Ayak-ayak and Togok Rompin. 
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EAST COAST STATES
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EAST COAST STATES
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SCULPTURE
Expect in the coming month, to have Silk Screen painting, known as Serigraphy or Silkscreening, with roots dating back 1,000 years ago in China. 
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SONGKET WEAVING

Different art forms will be on showcase every weekend, with hope that traditional art enthusiasts may want to pay a visit to the centre within this two months. 

Demonstration starts with 
29 and 30 July 2017
Batik Canting (batik-making, technique of hand-dyeing fabrics using wax as a dye repellent)

26 and 27 August 2017
Silk Screen Painting

31 August and 1 September 2017
Watercolour Painting

2 and 3 September 2017
Joget Gamelan

9 and 10 September 2017
Sketching

16 and 17 September 2017
Pottery

22 and 24 September 2017
Weaving 

The splendours of the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia—the states of Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan—lie at the heart of SeniKome. Thematic displays of art and culture from these states are the focus of the centre. SeniKome, which means “our art” in the Pahang local dialect, is indeed dedicated to promoting the beauty of the east coast's local craft, fashion, games, food and music.
The centre also aims to foster a creative environment where traditional artistry can flourish through immersive programmes such as the Wayang Kulit and Batik displays that are coming up. There is also an experiential area for various traditional games; this is where visitors can participate in Congkak and Batu Seremban.
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TRADITIONAL GAMES
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BLOGGERS HAVING A TIME WITH OLD SCHOOL GAMES
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THE ORANG ASLI OF MALAYSIA
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ORANG ASLI'S RITUAL MASK
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BLOGGERS PLAYING ALL THE TRADITIONAL GAMES ON DISPLAY
 SENIKOME PENG HENG:
WAYANG KULIT, A TRADITIONAL PUPPET SHOW  



THE EAST COAST ART AND SOUVENIR SHOP
Visitors can also enjoy food and drinks at the centre while looking around for beautiful handmade souvenir gifts such as fine textiles and pewter ware items. Dishes such as signature traditional Nasi Kerabu or Keropok Lekor. Refreshing drinks are also served, the menu offering choices like pandan leaves, mint leaves, lemongrass, lime, honey and assam boi.

Reading Corner is also available at the centre, plus guided tours is held three times daily.
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DISHES AVAILABLE AT THE GIFT SHOPS
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CONGKAK, TRADITIONAL GAME
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HANDMADE GIFTS



ADMISSION TICKETS
ADULTS 
RM 7.00 (GRC members)
RM 8.00

CHILDREN 
RM 5.00 (GRC members)
RM 6.00

FAMILY PACKAGE 
(2 ADULTS & 2 CHILDREN)
RM 25.00 per family

For more information, call +603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com
ABOUT SENIKOME PENG HENG
Our Art, Our Home
The SeniKome Péng Hēng, East Coast Arts & Cultural Centre is a place where exploration and inspiration come together. Located in Level 3 of First World Plaza, the centre features a thematic showcase of art and cultural essences from Peninsular Malaysia’s East Coast states, Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan. 

SeniKome, which directly translates to “Our Art” in the Pahang local dialect is dedicated to promote the beauty of East Coast Malaysia’s local craft, fashion, games, food and music. From authentic artifacts and paintings to an orang asli exhibition, SeniKome tastefully depicts the distinctive charm of Péng Hēng, a traditional reference to the East coast region. 

In addition to showcasing arts and culture, SeniKome fosters a creative environment where traditional artistry can flourish through immersive programmes. If you enjoy visual and performing arts, programmes such as the wayang kulit, batik, wau and video projection demonstrations will unleash your imagination. 

Cultural enthusiasts will be delighted to know that SeniKome also houses an experiential area for various traditional games. The area will allow visitors to participate in iconic games like congkak, batu seremban and hopscotch for an interactive experience. 

Explore the highlights of SeniKome in greater depth through guided experience tours held three times daily which offer you deeper insight into the exhibitions and overall cultural experience. At the end of your visit, stop by the exclusive retail store and bring home classic souvenirs with you – from unique textiles to art to pewter and more. 

With the vision to preserve and promote art and culture from the East Coast, SeniKome Péng Hēng is a one-stop attraction that brings a vibrant element of Malaysian heritage to life.


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