(Textures 2020) Adventures of a Kampung Boy

Suitable for audiences 6 years and above

The story revolves around Kadir, the kampung boy, and his adventures living in the kampung in Singapore in the 1950s. Participants will get to learn how to play traditional games such as capteh, 5-stones and hantam bolah. Find out how Hari Raya is celebrated in the kampung, and learn to make ketupat. Join in a traditional wedding and learn a wedding song and dance! Accompanied by live music provided by BronzAge Gamelan and students from NAFA.

View our interview with Joyce Teo, Producer of Adventures of a Kampung Boy

This programme is part of Textures 2020: A Weekend with Words

The third edition of the festival will take on the theme “These Storied Walls”. First launched in 2018, Textures is an annual literary festival celebrating Singapore literature and the community that drives it. Engage your senses at this homegrown festival and gain a deeper appreciation for our literary works with the wide range of performances, workshops & installations.

For more information, visit theartshouse.sg/programmes/textures2020/


Arts House Limited practises a strict non-cancellation and non-refundable ticketing policy for our programmes. Please view our full ticketing policy here.


To prioritise the health and well-being of our guests, please take note that we will be conducting temperature screening at the event. If you are feeling unwell or have travelled/just returned from China, South Korea, Iran, Northern Italy and Japan in the past two weeks, we seek your understanding to observe the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health. Thank you.
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Sat Mar 14, 2020
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM SGT
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