PERANAKAN HIPWRAP SARONG / BABA NYONYA HERITAGE MUSEUM
Submitted By ZILIN YEE
The purpose of the project to promote the culture of The Peranakan to the world stage where this culture mostly extinct due the new young generation forgot their culture roots.
Baba&Nyonya Heritage Museum located in Malacca, a world heritage UNESCO site is a combination of three terrace lots that were acquired in 1861.Four generations live in the house before it was opened as a museum in 1985.The museum is name derived from the term Baba, an honorific manner of addressing a straits-born gentleman and Nyonya which addresses a Straits-born lady
Its it to preserve the house for visitors hoping to honour the Peranakan Spirit and keeping it alive for many generation to come.
A mix of Chinese and Malay culture.The stories tell how Chinese migrants settled in South East Asia and started their own families with the local Malay.People say,Peranakan is more Chinese than Chinese because they fully preserve the Chinese custom.
PERANAKAN HIPWRAP SARONG
BABA NYONYA HERITAGE MUSEUM