Pentas Pesta (The Pesta Stage)Organised by: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Performed by: Hafidz, Zuhairi, Izat Ibrahim, Zalelo, Asnida Daud, Megat Firdaus, Siti Khalijah Zainal, Hatta Said, The Venopian Solitude & .gif (Singapore & Malaysia)
A staple part of Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts is Pentas Pesta. This year, we're bringing it straight to your screens. Join hosts Hafidz and Zuhairi from Lepak One Korner, as they chat with artists who have kept their art and celebratory spirit alive by creating new Hari Raya songs during the Circuit Breaker, along with artists from past Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts performances streaming at Pesta Raya Online.
Episode 1 (20mins)
Zalelo and Izat Ibrahim talk to us about their experiences creating Berteman di Hari Raya, followed by the first performance of the song on air. Then, join the hosts as they speak to Malaysian experimental band The Venopian Solitude and Singapore's very own .gif as they take us through their special collaboration in Hikayat Gundik Berirama as part of Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts in 2017.
Episode 2 (20mins)
Asnida Daud and Megat Firdaus speak to us about their collaboration to create Rumba Raya followed by a performance of the song. Then join the hosts as they speak with Siti Khalijah Zainal and Hatta Said from the hilariously engaging Alkesah that was part of Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts in 2018.