A Malaysian urumee melam ensemble during a performance in Bukit Sentosa. Photo: AFP

Malaysian Indian folk music revival as torch is passed to a new generation

Urumee melam musical ensembles are popular with Malaysia’s ethnic Indian community, who have stayed in touch with their Hindu Tamil roots and culture and want to pass it on to younger Indians

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A Malaysian urumee melam ensemble during a performance in Bukit Sentosa. Photo: AFP
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