The festival will bring together practitioners, researchers and art lovers of the Nusantara Malay cultural civilization from within and outside the country seeks to bridge the friendship among us and be a model for a new generation which inherits the ancestral art of the Malay race. This festival is also in line with the celebration of the 6th anniversary of the Declaration of Malacca which will be held on April 15, 2014.
This festival is a continuation of the program's Clothing Traditions & Encounters Pendekar Melaka 2012 which has been made possible for the first time in collaboration with the Melaka State Government, the Secretariat and the DMDI (Dunia Melayu Dunia Islam) PERZIM on 25 November, 2012 at the Auditorium of the Melaka Foundation College (Seminar Discourse Knowledge) and on December 2, 2012 in the compound of the Malacca Sultanate Palace. An exptected presence of participants from within and outside the country for 2000 persons excluding existing tourists in the area.
· Silat Grandmasters Association of Melacca ( Sigma )
IN COOPERATION WITH
· Silat Federation of Malacca ( PESAKA MELAKA )
· State of Malacca
· Melaka Museum Corporation ( PERZIM )
· Malay World Islamic World ( DMDI )
· Malacca Historical City Council (MBMB )
· Hang Tuah Jaya Municipal Council ( MPHTJ )
· Department of Culture and Arts of Malacca ( JKKN )
· Tourism Promotion Bureau ( CSB)
· The Art Institute of Malaysia Melaka ( ISMMA )
· Urban Transformation Centre ( UTC Melaka )
· Ministry of Tourism Malaysia
DATE AND PLACE OF FESTIVAL
· 10 & May 11, 2014 ( Saturday & Sunday) - The village of Hang Tuah , Kg . Duyong , Melaka
1 . Teaching - teaching Silat of Malacca
2 . PERSILAT (national silat body of Malaysia)
3 . Teaching Silat Martial Arts - teaching throughout Malaysia
4 . Teaching Silat abroad
5 . Claimants universities / colleges locally
6 . Fans, players and observers of art & fashion / warriors / local / overseas
7 . Departments and Agencies Malaysia
Cultivate a love for arts and culture -SIlat & Traditional Clothing of the Malay Archipelago
Helping preserve the art of Malay culture in order prevent it from dying out from time to time .
Upholding the art of their culture to the highest level and help produce proffessionals which will act as merketers , practitioners as well as a catalyst in expanding the nation's cultural arts .
Catalyze the development of the art of warriors tradition and long-term basis through the organization of activities, performances , competitions, seminars, workshops, forums , and in the aspect of management .
Featuring a distinctive charm to the community and the tourism industry .
Generate a mindset towards theoretical concepts , practical and scientific
Raise awareness of the rule of the Malay Muslims regardless of their background and political leanings
To understand the role of Malays in Malaysia, particularly the importance of upholding the glory of Malay culture .
Raising self-esteem Malay children that can be more useful to the human race, religion and country .