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A Drum for Kampung Semban

A Drum for Kampung Semban

By Gisa Jähnichen, Universiti Putra Malaysia Introduction Questioning the impact of musicological and anthropological studies on the communities investigated, I often ask myself what part of outcomes should be broadly presented and/or academically discussed. In the last three years, I worked with students and colleagues in remote areas of Sarawak and tried to holistically approach...
Múa rối nưóc: North Vietnamese water puppetry

Múa rối nưóc: North Vietnamese water puppetry

    By Ivan Olgiati   Abstract Water Puppet Theatre is a Vietnamese traditional ethnic art. Being both folk and secular, it belongs to the peasants of North Vietnamese valleys, especially those communities living close to the Red River delta. The modernization of the country and subsequent departure from its older traditions seriously endangered the...