Preview: Pesta Raya 2023 by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay


With the end of Hari Raya comes another special event in May – the Esplanade’s annual Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts. Running from 18 – 21 May 2023 at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Pesta Raya 2023 celebrates and presenting the best of the arts in the Nusantara, thought the art of stories.

One of the oldest art forms, storytelling is a powerful tool that is used to preserve and share memories, culture and tradition. With Pesta Raya, get ready for a line-up of programmes centering around stories that keep the rich culture of the Nusantara alive.

On the theatre front, Teater Ekamatra will be restaging Johnny Jon Jon’s play Potong. First staged in 2018, Potong presents the story of a Singaporean Malay-Muslim son as he struggles with family, identity and culture. Directed by Mohd Fared Jainal and starring Aisyah Aziz, Farah Ong, Irsyad Dawood…

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