Learn about some our programmes and initiatives – past and present – aimed at developing the arts industry in Malaysia. Many of these initiatives involve collaborations and partnerships with local and international artists and organisations.
Since 2015, with support from partners like Prudential and Yayasan Sime Darby – the programme has impacted over 350 children in 10 communities. Public are welcome to contibute by paying forward lessons’ fees on kakisenijunior.com or donate used musical instruments.
The Other Festival is a celebration of the living art, culture and heritage of Ipoh Old Town. Launched in 2015 with the support Perak State Government and the Perak Tourism Board, this annual festival aims to highlight the creative side of Ipoh and reveal the stories behind the city’s heritage buildings.
In 2015, as part of Hari UNESCO Malaysia, Kakiseni organised and hosted the ASEAN Puppetry Conference in Kuala Lumpur to enable practitioners of traditional puppet theatre to exchange ideas and practices about their craft.