“Kiri gunung kanan pun gunung
Ditengah tengah pohon Melati
Di sana bingung di sini bingung
Samalah sama menaruh hati”
“Mounts to the right and mounts to the left of me
Between them lies the jasmine sweet
Befuddled art thou just as me
We art both our hearts in need”
Join Malay cultural activist Suhaimi Bin Nasrain at the National Library as he shares why and how flora metaphors are an inherent part of the art of pantun (quatrains). Discover how they are reflective of Malay culture and thought itself.
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About the Speaker
Suhaimi Nasrain is a civil servant and a Malay cultural activist. For the past 15 years, he has been actively involved in Malay culture, and is an ardent lover of the Malay language, history and culture.
When: 30 Mar 2019, 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm