TEROKA! KERANA NILA
EXPLORE! BECAUSE OF NILA
Set sail with King Nila and his friends!
King Nila sails the high seas and discovers a mysterious island. On this island, he makes friends with a boy, a mermaid and a lion, and they journey together, weathering storms. Will they reach their destination? Will they find a home?
This tale is a retelling of how Sang Nila Utama discovered Singapore, and with his friends, travelled to find home.
Recommended for ages 4 – 7 years old.
Performed in Malay, with English surtitles.
Teroka! Kerana Nila is ready and available for international tour/travel.
Video of full performance is available upon request for research and academic purposes only.
Commissioned by Esplanade Presents: Pesta Raya - Malay Festival of Arts (2019)
Playwright: Adib Kosnan
Director: Noor Effendy Ibrahim
Performers: Farez Najid, Gloria Tan, Dalifah Shahril, Shafiqhah Efandi
Music: Syed Ahmad, Suryana Norddin
Lighting Design: Emanorwatty Saleh
Set Design: Emanorwatty Saleh, Noor Effendy Ibrahim