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Kebaya Tales : Stories from The Nyonya

October 12, 2011 during 12:00 pm

The Baba-Nyonya village refers to a organisation of people who are descendants of late 15th and 16th century Chinese immigrants who came to a islands of Nusantara during a Colonial era. These are people who have digested to a Malay Peninsula’s enlightenment and have adopted a Malay denunciation as a initial or second denunciation over a years. Their enlightenment is a abounding and colourful one, as seen by their oral language, their sauce and their cuisine.


The Kebaya is a favourite outfit for Nyonyas and is customarily ragged during central ceremonies

For those who are preoccupied and would like to know some-more about a Peranakans, do make a date with a National Textile Museum in Kuala Lumpur this entrance 15th Oct 2011 as a museum will be organising a speak on a Babas and Nyonyas. The guest orator this time is nothing other than Lee Su Kim, a owner member and a initial lady President of a Peranakan Baba Nyonya Association of Kuala Lumpur Selangor. She is also a author of 9 books, including dual bestsellers; Malaysian Flavours: Insights Into Things Malaysian and Manglish: Malaysian English during a Wackiest. Su Kim will be pity her practice of essay about a Baba and Nyonya communities of Malacca, Penang and Singapore. Some of a stories that she will be pity are stories that have been upheld down from her Nyonya mother, grandmother and bibiks (aunts).

The speak will be hold during Level 1, Gallery Saindera during a National Textile Museum and will start during 3.00 pm. There is an acknowledgment assign of RM 20 for students, museum volunteers as good as members of Persatuan Peranakan Baba Nyonya Kuala Lumpur Selangor (PPBNKLS). For non-members who are meddlesome in participating, there is an acknowledgment assign of RM 25. The assign includes a tea reception. Participants are compulsory to register by replying to this email residence – or Alternatively, one can also hit Syahrul or Nor Asmah during 03 2694 3457.

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