25 Jul '18, 3am

Marking Singapore's 53rd National Day

Marking Singapore's 53rd National Day

Q: What led to the creation of Ikan Girl and how do you think Singaporeans can relate to it? Ikan Girl was a music and dance-movement theatrical work that was devised in 2016 for the 2nd Singapore International Festival of Music, and it was based on Syair Bidasari. Syair Bidasari is a romantic Malay epic in the syair poetic form, written in Jawi script from as early as 1750, although its writer is unknown. This pan-Malay folkloretells the story of an orphaned girl named Bidasari, who was abandoned in a forest as a baby together with a water-filled bowl that contained a fish in it. A merchant, who later became her adoptive father, found her and discovered that when the fish was taken out of the water, the girl would become lifeless—Bidasari’s life was magically bonded to the fish! This was how the devised work came to be called Ikan Girl (“Fish Girl”). The story then chroni...

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