My Trip to the Peranakan Museum
What is a Peranakan? <ul><li>Peranakan refers to people with mixed ethnic origins. This is a Malay word and it means ‘chil...
Language Spoken <ul><li>The official language is Baba Malay. It contains many words from the Chinese Hokkien dialect.  </l...
Popular Past Times <ul><li>Peranakan children loves to play Chongkak. It has 14-16 holes and are usually played with crowl...
Popular Past Times <ul><li>Makan sireh was popular among the Nyonyas and Bibiks.  </li></ul><ul><li>Sireh contained tobacc...
The Sarong Kebaya <ul><li>The design of the  Sarong Kebaya worn by the Nyonyas and Bibiks are influenced by many factors. ...
Peranakan  Food  <ul><li>Peranakan food is a fusion of different influences. It is mainly chinese cuisine modified with lo...
Peranakan Religion  & Practices <ul><li>The Peranakan religion and practices are also influenced by many cultures. </li></...
WEDDING PROCESSION OF THE PERANAKANS <ul><li>The wedding procession takes place on the third day of the “Twelve Day Perana...
<ul><li>The wedding procession was to convey the idea of “ Raja Sehari” , a local practice that the Peranakans adopted for...
References:  1) http://www.peranakanmuseum.sg 2) http://www.peranakanlife.com/gallery/pictures 3) http://peranakan.hostoi....
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  1. 1. My Trip to the Peranakan Museum
  2. 2. What is a Peranakan? <ul><li>Peranakan refers to people with mixed ethnic origins. This is a Malay word and it means ‘child born of’. </li></ul><ul><li>There are three different types of Peranakans. </li></ul>Peranakan Chinese Jawi Peranakan Chitty Melaka
  3. 3. Language Spoken <ul><li>The official language is Baba Malay. It contains many words from the Chinese Hokkien dialect. </li></ul><ul><li>Some important words to know: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Baba is the term used for a male Peranakan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nyonya is the term used for a female Peranakan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bibik is the term used for an older female Peranakan </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Popular Past Times <ul><li>Peranakan children loves to play Chongkak. It has 14-16 holes and are usually played with crowlie shells or marbles. </li></ul><ul><li>Nyonyas and Bibiks love to play Cherki. It is a card game which consists of many Hokkien and Baba Malay words. It has 60 cards with 3 suits and 9 numerals for each suit. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Popular Past Times <ul><li>Makan sireh was popular among the Nyonyas and Bibiks. </li></ul><ul><li>Sireh contained tobacco wrapped in the sireh leaves and were chewed on . </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Sarong Kebaya <ul><li>The design of the Sarong Kebaya worn by the Nyonyas and Bibiks are influenced by many factors. </li></ul><ul><li>They are influenced by the Chinese, the Dutch and the Malay cultures. </li></ul><ul><li>The prawn represents the Chinese influence, the Red Riding Hood represents the Dutch influence . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Peranakan Food <ul><li>Peranakan food is a fusion of different influences. It is mainly chinese cuisine modified with local (Malay, Thai, Indian) influences. </li></ul><ul><li>Ayam Buah Keluak is one of the signature dish in Peranakan cuisine. Other signatures dishes include Udang Goreng Assam (fried prawns marinated in tamarind), Sambal Timun (spicy cucumber salad). </li></ul>
  8. 8. Peranakan Religion & Practices <ul><li>The Peranakan religion and practices are also influenced by many cultures. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the Chinese Peranakans follow the religion and practices of their ancestors from China. </li></ul><ul><li>Some Peranakans converted to Catholicism but the altar had Chinese influences. </li></ul><ul><li>They use a mixture of Baba Malay and Hokkien to pray. </li></ul>
  9. 9. WEDDING PROCESSION OF THE PERANAKANS <ul><li>The wedding procession takes place on the third day of the “Twelve Day Peranakan Wedding”. </li></ul><ul><li>It is where the Bride and Bridegroom will walk a symbolic distance from the bride house to the bridegroom’s. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The wedding procession was to convey the idea of “ Raja Sehari” , a local practice that the Peranakans adopted for their wedding. The bridegroom and the bride were considered royalty for a day. </li></ul><ul><li>It was complete with retainers, musicians, relatives and friends. Ceremonial umbrellas were used to shield the couple from the sun and add to the grandeur of the procession. </li></ul>WEDDING PROCESSION OF THE PERANAKANS
  11. 11. References: 1) http://www.peranakanmuseum.sg 2) http://www.peranakanlife.com/gallery/pictures 3) http://peranakan.hostoi.com
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