Tauh pupuh lun merar ma’on; 
We are our ancestors.

Alena Murang is a Borneo-born Dayak-European living in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), who sings in the endangered languages of Kelabit and Kenyah. Dayak are the native people of Borneo. She is one of the first women to play the sape', a lute instrument from Borneo traditionally (pre-1930s) reserved for male healers. Deeply influenced by the lives of her ancestors, coupled with influences of rock and folk, her shows are a journey of past and present, along the mighty Baram river that runs from the coast to the highlands of Borneo, through the world's oldest rainforest. Alena is also a dancer, sape' teacher and visual artist.

live shows.

  • Gerak Angin - KL Arts Festival
    Online Event
    30 Sep 2020, 7:00 pm MYT
    Online Event
  • WWF Global Tiger Day 2020
    https://tinyurl.com/yxn3dkf6
    30 Aug 2020, 3:00 pm MYT
    https://tinyurl.com/yxn3dkf6
  • The Meeting (Live Performance)
    https://www.cloudtheatres.com/shows/young-d
    23 Aug 2020, 3:00 pm MYT
    https://www.cloudtheatres.com/shows/young-d
  • The Meeting (Live Performance)
    https://www.cloudtheatres.com/shows/young-d
    22 Aug 2020, 8:00 pm MYT
    https://www.cloudtheatres.com/shows/young-d
  • Panel Talk in conjunction with Small Island Big Song's movie release in Japanese cinemas
    https://www.facebook.com/smallislandbigsong
    11 Aug 2020, 3:00 pm MYT
    https://www.facebook.com/smallislandbigsong
  • Pemung by Alena Murang
    Facebook Live
    21 Jun 2020, 8:00 pm MYT
    Facebook Live

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