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Language: Malay subtitles Eng

Silat is a combative art of self-defence and survival rooted in the Malay Archipelago. Traced back to the early days of the Langkasuka Kingdom, Silat has now evolved into a fine practice of physical and spiritual training also associated with traditional Malay attire, musical instruments and customs. There are many styles of Silat, whose names derive from natural elements such as animals and plants in the area concerned. Many practitioners have now been trained, and the practice is now a popular sport for health and leisure.

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Place/region: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Asia and the Pacific
Series: Inscriptions on the Intangible Heritage Lists
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: Malaysia. Department of National Heritage
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Rights: Malaysia. Department of National Heritage

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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: SYNAV-2019-CLTITH-RL-0150400017
Source ref.: DOC:0150400017 ; CAND:01504
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Malaysia. Department of National Heritage