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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

SeniKome Peng Heng: Traditional Arts up at Genting Highlands




Really glad that Resorts World Genting brought this culture and the arts activities through SeniKome Peng Heng into part of local attraction for their guest. This is not only can show off our culture and arts to foreigners but also benefit to our younger generation who may not have chance to get to know their own traditional arts culture.



SeniKome Peng Heng give a glimpse of rich cultures and arts from The East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, the states of Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan. There are many things to see here.

What you can see at SeniKome Peng Heng ?



Beautiful and uniquely wood cravings




Potteries and painting



Silk screen painting, batik painting, weaving



For those who love music. Get to know our classical Gamelan musical instrument here at SeniKome.



Wayang Kulit or Puppet Show. 


I manage to watch this kind of show live in China last year but still unable to watch this live in my own country Malaysia yet.


Get to know our traditional games for old times people to kill their pass times. Who remember Wau Bulan, Congkak, Batu Seremban and Sepak Takraw ? I have a good time here trying out all those childhood time games.


Missing my Grandmother...I used to play 'congkak' with here when I was little girl.


For those who interested in traditional souvenirs can pick one of your favourite here at SeniKome too.



Visitors can enjoy food and drinks at the East Coast Art and Souvenir Shop here, local delicacies like Nasi Kerabu or Keropok Lekor are serve here together with choices of drinks , pandan leaves, lemongrass, honey and assam boi.

For those who is visiting Resorts World Genting this August and September can drop by at Level 3, First World Plaza, Resorts World Genting. You can visit SeniKome official website for more details. Open Daily from 8:30am - 5:30pm.

Happenings at SeniKome :


26th and 27th August 2017 - Silk Screen Painting demo
31st August and 1st September 2017 - Watercolor painting demo
2nd and 3rd September 2017 - Joget Gamelan
9th and 10th September 2017 - Sketching demo
16th and 17th September 2017 - Pottery
22nd and 24th September 2017 - Weaving demo

Minimal entrance fees start from RM7 and above for adult and RM5 and above for child. There is family package too. Note that there are 3 times guided tour daily.

19 comments:

  1. The congkak piece is fascinating. I love the design!
    I used to play this when I was young and it has been years since - I have forgotten the how-to.

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  2. I did travel to genting last month, but I dint saw the traditional culture art. Perhaps I pass by it

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  3. I love this place. My children learnt a lot and know more about our traditional culture after visiting.

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    1. Good for children to get to know the traditional malaysia.

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  4. SeniKome..how to pronounce it?

    That congkak brings so much memories..😊😊

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  5. nice one, i hope i can get there to see it. tx for info

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  6. The title of the Exhibition is kinda unique Senikome Peng Heng? Is that the name of someone Peng Heng? Interesting...

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  7. You look like a pro posing with those instruments, dear! xoxo

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  8. It truly warms the heart whenever there are places that showcase tradition and culture. Like you said, this way the younger/future generations will be knowledgeable about these things & discover what there ancestors were into.

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  9. Surprised you haven't seen a wayang kulit performance in Malaysia yet. At the same time, took me aback that it is available in China still.

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  10. Nice! Thanks for sharing. Might be good to take a break from playing and go for an art journey in Genting for some.

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  11. Those carvings are unique and beautiful! You are so lucky to visit this exhibition.

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  12. i love to hear the sound of gamelan.. so interesting

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  13. GrEAT to discover a new place to explore at Genting! The traditional food looks tantalising too.

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  14. i don't know there's this kind of place at genting highland. they showcase traditional items.

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  15. so artistic there. I am making a visit to it soon

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  16. I have yet to go up there and enjoy all the goodness that Genting has to offer. Thanks for sharing about this arts festival.

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