Recent Work

Images from our recent events.

Peranakan Ball 2015

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Annual General Meeting  2012

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Sauce & Food Tasting Session (21/06/2010)

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The Peranakan Association Singapore

TPAS is charged with the mission of preserving and promoting Peranakan culture. The Association and its activities are run by an elected committee of volunteers, and primarily funded by donations. Amongst its outreach efforts are The Peranakan Magazine, published twice a year, and The Peranakan Voices, a choral group that engages through music and ‘live’ performances.

TPAS enjoys close working relationships with sister Singapore associations including Gunong Sayang Association, the Association of Chetti Melaka and the Eurasian Association. We continue to strengthen our bonds with government bodies including the National Heritage Board and Singapore Tourism Board. The Association regularly collaborates with grassroots organisations in service to the general community. TPAS is also a founding member of the Federation of Peranakan Associations, which comprises 11 organisations spanning the Asia-Pacific rim from Thailand through Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Australia.

The Association’s annual calendar includes two key events: The Peranakan Ball and the Baba Nyonya Convention, both of which afford members the chance to meet and learn about aspects of culture and heritage.

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Recent Articles

August 23, 2015 |

Pantun Enche Lee Kuan Yew

Pantun by Chan Eng Thai, The Peranakan Association Singapore, In Memory of an Illustrious Peranakan

August 23, 2015 |

Bespoke Sulam

His one-of-a-kind kebayas are wearable fantasies. Baba Emeric Lau interviews this dedicated embroiderer.

August 23, 2015 |

The Adoptee as Artist

Gabby Malpas’ paintings barely hint of the storied life she has led as a transracial adoptee, Baba Emeric Lau discovers.

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