Party the Night Away at Pesta Raya 2006

November 15, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Starting November 17, the Esplanade in Singapore will be filled with lights as a large crowd will gather for a series of performances celebrating Hari Raya. Dubbed Pesta Raya 2006, this ten-day festival celebrates the Malay culture and arts through a string of musical, dance, and theater extravaganza.

As a culturally diverse country with a majority of indigenous Malaysian and Chinese population, Singapore is the perfect place to celebrate the Malaysian culture. Listen to contemporary Malay music through a solo concert by one of Singaporeís rising star, Eka Mairina. Watch a compelling drama through a theater production that showcases current Malay social issues.

A fan of Rahimah Rahim? Fall in love with her music again as she melts your hearts with her Malay love ballads this coming November 19. Be touched by the heart-stirring poetry performance of renowned poet Rafaat Hamzah. Delve into a musical fusion of Indonesian traditional music and Norwegian contemporary jazz and electronica through the Gamelan Shokbreker.

Interested in epic tales of love and lost? Watch the musical, The Legend of the Princess of Mount Ledang, happening on November 24 to 26. All these and more when you join the Pesta Raya celebrations at Esplanade.

Canít wait to join in the celebrations but donít have a place to stay? Then why not stay at Tekka Hotel? Conveniently located in the heart of Little India, Singapore, commuting wonít be a problem as there is available transportation near the hotel. For faster commuting, you can take the train at Farrer Park station or Little India station.

Tekka Hotel in Singapore offers the best accommodations at very affordable price. You donít need to worry about spending too much for hotel accommodations. Very clean and casual, each room is furnished with modern amenities that you can enjoy.

You can also check out its sister hotel, the Tekka Boarding Service. Located near the eastern edge of Little India, Tekka Boarding Service is ideal for budget travelers.

So if you want to soak into the Malaysian culture through the Pesta Raya celebrations, reserve a room online at or and get instant confirmation!