A list of events, performances and
projects by PUSAKA and affiliates

PUSAKA curates and organises public performances, talks, and workshops featuring masters and acclaimed figures in the field of culture and the arts, tradition, literature and history to encourage public participation in the  vibrant cultural life of Malaysia and the wider region. PUSAKA events are open to all.



PUSAKA presents

A concert featuring Kayhan Kalhor, Grammy Award-winning master of the kamancheh (Persian spike fiddle)
With Kiya Tabassian on setar (Persian lute)
and Ziya Tabassian on tombak (Persian drum)

Date: Sat, 15 September 2018
Time: 8:30-10:00PM
Venue: Auditorium, Islamic Arts Museum

Organised by PUSAKA with the support of:
High Commission of Canada in Malaysia
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
Official Hotel:
PNB Perdana Hotel & Suites On The Park Kuala Lumpur



Public Talk: Music of the Islamic World
By Eddin Khoo, Writer, Founder-Director, PUSAKA

Date: Saturday, 15 September 2018
Time: 3:00-4:00PM
Place: Education Briefing Area, Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
Jalan Lembah Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur


A Workshop on Persian Classical Music - With Kayhan Kalhor, Kiya Tabassian, and Ziya Tabassian

World-renowned Persian musicians Kayhan Kalhor, Kiya Tabassian and Ziya Tabassian take participants on a journey through the history and development of Persian classical music, from its ancient origins to its expression in contemporary times.

Date: Sunday, 16 September 2018
Time: 2:00-4:00PM
Place: Special Gallery, Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
Jalan Lembah Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur



Living Arts Culture Festival 2018 | Festival Seni Hidup 2018

PUSAKA is co-curator for the Living Arts Culture Festival this weekend, organised by JKKN. We are presenting Tari Saman of Aceh, Ca Tru singing of Vietnam, Classical Khmer Dance of Cambodia, alongside local traditions of Awang Batil, Mah Meri arts and crafts, and Dhol drumming.

Date: 9, 10, 11 November 2018
Place: MaTiC, Tourism Malaysia,
Jalan Ampang , KL, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia