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CausewayExchange 2016: Tales of the Swordfish by Main Wayang (featuring artists from The Business Times Budding Artists Fund & The Malaysian High Commission)

Tales of the Swordfish by Main Wayang is a multidisciplinary production that brings together the playfulness of the traditional wayang kulit (shadow puppetry) with digital animation, theatre, VJ-ing and ‘live’ music.

Mentored by and working hand-in-hand with Kuala Lumpur-based theatre group Main Wayang, beneficiaries of Singapore’s The Business Times Budding Artists Fund as well as young talents from The Malaysian High Commission take on a lead role to provide an alternative retelling of the popular Singapore folktale of the swordfish that is sure to enthrall audiences young and old.


This event is supported by Singapore International Foundation, the key programme partner of CEX’s Arts & Healing programme.

About CausewayExchange
Founded in 2010 and since then the only annual platform for artistic and cultural activities between the two countries, CausewayExchange (CEX) has in the past six years presented close to 250 artists across all arts genres and attracted an audience of 30,000 from all walks of life in both countries.
Co-organised by DMR Productions and The RICE Company Limited, and project managed by Global Cultural Alliance Limited, CEX brings the peoples of Singapore and Malaysia closer through compelling stories told by the creative talents of both countries. The programme for 2016 reveals the artistic energy and societal issues tackled by some of Malaysia’s best young talents. Visit

Organised by: DMR Productions, The RICE Company & Global Cultural Alliance
Date / Time:11 Sep, 7.30pm
Venue: Auditorium, 10 Square @ Orchard Central
Duration: 90 minutes
Language: English
Ticketing: $15

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