Posts Tagged ‘Peranakan’


Kebaya Tales : Stories from The Nyonya

Kebaya Tales : Stories from The Nyonya

The Baba-Nyonya community refers to a group of people who are descendants of late 15th and 16th century Chinese immigrants who came to the islands of Nusantara during the Colonial era. These are people who have assimilated to the Malay Peninsula’s culture and have adopted the Malay language as a first or second language over the years. Their culture is a rich and vibrant one, as seen through their spoken language, their dressing and their cuisine.

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Kasay Nyonya Melaka – Photography Exhibition

Kasay Nyonya Melaka – Photography Exhibition

One of the best things that was ever invented was the camera. Where once people only relied on their memory to capture some of their life’s best moments, now we have cameras which allow us to ‘freeze’ that moment in time, giving us the opportunity to relive it or share with others in the future. With the advent of technology, we now not only have the chance to capture these precious images, we are also granted the ability to manipulate and enhance these images via digital photography.

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