Cultural mash-up: When a sitar ensemble ushers in CNY

Published on 24 Jan 2020 7:16:27 PM

A 10-piece sitar ensemble’s rendition of a popular Chinese New Year tune is wowing Malaysians on social media.

The performance is the brainchild of Malaysian sitar maestro, Samuel J. Dass, who every year produces an instrumental piece commemorating the various festivals celebrated in Malaysia.