Alena Murang is an artist from Sarawak who delves into Sarawakian culture throughout her work; playing the “sape”, singing in the endangered “Kenyah” & “Kelabit” languages and dances the hornbill dance. She writes songs, performs, teaches and paints, making her a multidisciplinary artist. She aims to improve and deepen Malaysians’ understanding of Dayak culture as well as to encourage others to learn about their own heritage and to showcase traditional music as contemporary and relevant. Alena Murang and the band have recently released a new album, “Sky Songs”. She will be joined by Joshua Maran on guitar, Herman Ramanado on bass guitar, and Jimmy Chong on drums at George Town Festival 2021.