18 Malaysian Textile Artisans Recognised at the Prestigious Hasanah Gold Threads Awards 2023

Trustee & Managing Director of Yayasan Hasanah, Dato’ Shahira Ahmed Bazari presenting the Hasanah Gold Award “Patron of Malaysia’s Heritage Textiles” to Yang Amat Berbahagia Puan Sri Dato Hajjah Fatimah Binti Haji Mohd Iskandar to receive the award on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen in recognition of Her Royal Majesty’s important contributions, dedication and unwavering influence over the years in the realm of Malaysian textiles.

ArtsFAS grant returns to Malaysia’s arts & heritage scene – Apply now!

The ArtsFAS Grant programme is now open! If you’re a creative practitioner looking for fundings to bring your vision to life, this is the opportunity for you! Check your eligibility before April 15th and submit your application by April 30th. About ArtsFAS Arts For All Seasons (ArtsFAS) is part of a larger effort by Yayasan […]

Five rare traditional kuih on the endangered list

Don’t miss out this Raya! Raya open houses are incomplete without several balang of kuih to serve guests! Besides the usual favourites such as semprit or cornflake cookies, every year there are more innovative and creative variations of kuih Raya on offer. However, instead of new kuih, have you tasted those elusive traditional kuih that are fast vanishing? Those with interesting names such as Bunga Pudak and Kacau Keledek? […]

Empowering youth and connecting communities through Cruyff Court

“Being a part of this programme has not only helped enhance our team’s leadership skills, it also strengthens our understanding of our local youths and their needs within the community. I hope to see this programme extended nationwide so that we can someday hold a major tournament featuring Cruyff Court players from all over the […]

Yayasan Hasanah and Norhaiza Noordin Preserve and Conserve The Traditional Art of Wood Carving

A Mutual Collaboration with The Impact-based Foundation To Ensure The Tradition and Talent Are Kept Alive for Future Generation The art exhibition is a culmination of Hasanah Talent Development programme which enables mentorship for selected artists in different creative fields to ensure a sustainable talent pipeline is created in the local Arts, Heritage and Culture (“AHC”) ecosystem. […]

Preserving Malaysia’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

In recent decades, the contents of the term ‘cultural heritage’ has been changed considerably, it does not end at built heritage such as monuments and collections of objects. It also includes knowledge, traditions or living expressions inherited from ancestors and passed on to the next generation. In the 1990s, the concept of intangible cultural heritage […]

Monumental Preservation of Rumah Degil

Cultural heritage and natural history of a nation has a very high value and is integral to defining people’s identity and link between generations. Heritage sites are arguably the physical component of a city’s identity. The lived-in architecture, the strategic locations and the uses of these buildings reveal unique stories telling of how our city […]