Ole Ole Temasek - 50 Years of Singapore Malay Pop Music

17 Apr 2015 - 17 May 2015
Level 1
10am - 6pm

Singapore played an important role in the development of music in the regional Malay music market. Throughout the last five decades, Singapore Malay music industry created a diversity of artistes spanning various genres.

Ole Ole Temasek- 50 Years of Singapore Malay Pop Music is an exhibition that traces the various metamorphosis of Malay pop music- from the 60s Western pop influenced music called Pop Yeh Yeh to disco; to the big hair rock, to the renaissance of Nusantara World Music right to the bombastic Hip Hop of the new millennium. Ole Ole Temasek is a tribute to the legends, the artistes, the musicians, the movers and shakers of the Malay pop music of the last five decades (1965-2015).

In-gallery Acoustic Sunday Sessions:

For the first 3 Sundays of May, there will be a one hour acoustic performance within the Ole Ole Temasek exhibition gallery, featuring local Malay pop music talents. Last we heard, Ramli Sarip might even turn up for one of them! Stay tuned for more information.

This event is free and pre-registration is not required.

3 May; 4 - 5pm 10 May; 4 - 5pm 17 May; 4 - 5pm
A one hour acoustic performance featuring 2 Singapore talents (T:zi & Khayas). These artistes will perform their own materials from their albums. A one hour acoustic performance featuring 3 Singapore talents - Diana Saad, SAZU & Hyder Idris. They will be performing their hit songs from their albums. TBC

A part of

Family Time

Visit our permanent galleries with your little ones and play spot-the-artefact! Our colourful Early Learning Resources introduce pre-schoolers to our artefacts according to the themes of Numbers, Colours, and ABCs. Available at $8 per set from the Museum Label shop. For more children's activity booklets, click here.

Museum guide

Download our museum guide (English, Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) to find out about the many treasures in our various galleries. In this guide, you will also find the floor plan for easier navigation. Enjoy your visit!

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