Win Tickets – We Came From the East @ MIAF

Win Tickets to Jecko Siompo’s We Came from the East.

In an Australian premiere, Jecko Siompo and Jecko’s Dance present We Came from the East at this year’s Melbourne International Arts Festival. First you hear the noises, a cacophonous array of yelps emerging from the blackness. And then the bodies appear, contorted and animalistic, folded backwards and leaping toward the ceiling with bestial vigour. It’s a long way from breakdancing, yet it seems so familiar.  Could it be true? Could hip-hop really have come from Indonesia? This is the question mischievously posed by Jecko Siompo in We Came from the East. Siompo conjures up a furious display of the apparently indelible links between traditional Papuan dance and contemporary hip-hop.

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We Came from the East
Tue 18 – Sat 22 Oct, 8pm

The CUB Malthouse, Beckett Theatre
Bookings: M-TIX (03) 9685 5111 /
Ticketmaster 1300 723 038 /

NSW Permit Number : LTPM/10/00971CLASS: Type B
Competition opens on Oct 4 2011. Competition closes on October 12 2011. Winners will be selected at random on Oct 12 at 5:00pm EST and notified by email and/or phone. All entrants must provide an email address, a postal address, full name and date of birth. All entrants who are not a subscriber to Dance Informa will be given a free subscription. All subscribers can unsubscribe at any time by visiting Minimum entry age is 13 years of age. Prizes will be drawn in Highbury SA. Winners will be published at after they are announced. If not all prizes are claimed, a Second Chance Draw will be held. This competition is held by Dance Informa Pty Ltd of SA. Phone 1300 783 120.

Top photo:  (c)Riduan

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