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Opening Minds to the Power of Drums

Music is one of the best things that man have created - and something that is best shared. The 4th installation of  International Drumming Festival -Kaleidescope 4: Drumming Nation was proof of this. Presented by Hands Percussion, the harmonious collaboration saw talents from Burkina Faso-US, Indonesia Germany and Malaysia, opening up the minds of music lovers… Continue reading Opening Minds to the Power of Drums

Performing Arts · Reviews

Opening Minds, Creating Memories

Addictions could be beginning of downfall ... or the start of a brand, new journey. Presented in different spots of Empire Damansara, from July 26 to 31 Opium is a 4 part production about life. Life, as we know it is one big non-linear episode and OPIUM, a collaboration of HANDS Percussion’s Artistic Director Bernard Goh… Continue reading Opening Minds, Creating Memories

Performing Arts

Opium – An Artistic Addiction

Bernard Goh’s passion for artistic expression is infectious. The Artist Director of Hands Percussion is a believer of following his heart.  After forming the drums-centric group in 1997, he went on to create and collaborate on many eye-opening productions such as Ritual of Drums (2002), Kaleidoscope 3 (2014), and the soon-to-be staged Opium. Set to presented from July… Continue reading Opium – An Artistic Addiction

Performing Arts

Bard’s Revenge Tragedy at DPAC

Shakespeare's bloodiest revenge tragedy is set to be staged in Malaysian shores for the DPAC Arts Festival 2016 from July 30 to August 7. A collaboration by the atypical, artistic theatre collective theatrethreesixty and Malaysia's Shakespeare Specialist, KL Shakespeare Players, Titus Andronicus is presented in conjunction with the year-long #Shakespeare400 worldwide celebration. While April 23 marked William Shakespeare's birthday and the 400th anniversary of… Continue reading Bard’s Revenge Tragedy at DPAC

Performing Arts

Lure Of The Drums, HANDS Style

One of Malaysia’s most talented performing arts groups (and a favourite of mine) HANDS Percussion  is on a quest to raise funds to enable 1,000 students to attend the attend  the DRUMMING NATION <Kaleidoscope IV – HANDS International Drumming Festival>. To be held in September, the festival will feature performances from both local and international artists… Continue reading Lure Of The Drums, HANDS Style