Experience this interesting heritage for yourself
Singapore is home to a myriad of communities including a unique group which resulted from a hybrid of local Malay and Chinese cultures.
And there’s no other community in the world quite like the Peranakans. Here’s how you can experience this vibrant culture in Singapore for yourself.
Did You Know…
Although the term “Peranakan” usually refers to Peranakan Chinese, there are also other smaller Peranakan communities, such as Indian Hindu Peranakans (Chitty), Indian Muslim Peranakans (Jawi Pekan) and Eurasian Peranakans.
By Desiree Koh, Hazel Joanne Vincent De Paul & Muneerah Bee, July 2017
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