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2019Performers

Darmas (Malaysia)

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RWMF2019 DARMAS

Six young musicians formed DARMAS – a band driven by the rhythms they derive from traditional Malay classics like the Joget, Zapin and the Canggung.

The central focus of their colour come from the kulintangan, an ancient series of gongs from the Sabah tribes, presenting a kaleidoscope mix of Malaysian eclectic sounds.

They were World Champions of at the Performing Arts (WCOPA) 2019 in Los Angeles, winning 5 golds and 3 silver medals.

DARMAS will be releasing their first album “Teja” this year.

2019 Performers
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