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Dr Lee Su Kim is a founder member and the President of the Peranakan Baba Nyonya Association of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. She is the first Nyonya President. The Kuala Lumpur chapter was formed recently in 2008 and has more than 170 members. The Peranakan associations in Singapore, Malacca and Penang are all more than 100 years old. There are also Peranakan associations in Thailand and Australia.

The Peranakan Culture: Resurgence or Dissapearance?
By LEE SU KIM
Source: SARI, Vol. 26, 161-170. , 2008


The Peranakan Baba Nyonya Association of Kuala Lumpur & Selangor
By LEE SU KIM
Source: Suara Baba, 2008

On the auspicious date of 28/08/2008, the Persatuan Peranakan Baba Nyonya Kuala Lumpur & Selangor ( PPBNKLS) was finally granted official approval by the Registrar of Societies. It has been a long but worthwhile wait. We now proudly take our place alongside the associations of Singapore, Malacca, Penang and Phuket in an expanding network of Peranakan associations. All the sister associations have given us their full- hearted support ever since we first appeared on the scene and we are deeply grateful for your kindness and encouragement.


CAN PERANAKAN CULTURE SURVIVE?
By CHAI MEI LING
Source: New Sunday Times - 2009/11/15

EARLY globalisation was what gave the Peranakan its birth, but are these very same forces threatening the survival of the sarong kebaya, dondang sayang and Baba Malay? Members of the community tell CHAI MEI LING adaptability is essential for the revival of their unique legacy.




SONGS OF LOVE
By MARTIN VENGADESAN
Source: The Star Online, Lifefocus Sunday March 21, 2010

Wit and repartee, music and poetry. The dondang sayang is a colourful display of fun, and a way with words. There are those who attempt to define and divide Malaysians strictly on the basis of race, religion and language. But close inspection reveals that this diverse nation of ours has actually emerged as a result of a natural fusion of many different cultures, often over the course of centuries.



BOOST FOR BABA NYONYA CULTURE
By CHOONG MEK ZHIN
Source: The Star, Friday November 6, 2009

In an effort to support the development of the Baba Nyonya culture, the Information, Communications and Culture Ministry has given RM10,000 to the Peranakan Baba Nyonya Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Association (PPBNKLS) to carry out its programmes.


 



 

 

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