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An update on this exciting study! In June, 2018, results were revealed to both many a Baba and Nyona at a fun evening at the Peranakan Museum. A few photos below capture the event.
Are you a BABA or NYONYA? If you think you've got even a touch of Peranakan in your bloodline, do support a ground-breaking study of Peranakan DNA! Supported by the National University of Singapore, this study is being conducted by doctors & scientists who are all volunteers. It is meant to benefit the Peranakan Community as a whole to discover our genetic ancestry.
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Gunong Sayang Association, the home of Peranakan dance and performances, recently hosted its annual Chinese New Year Bazaar. The event also hosted a reach-out event whereby a volunteer research team from NUS hopes to sequence the genome of Peranakan people and find out more about their roots - whether it be Chinese, Malay or other!
My daughter and I were also thrilled to also meet Singaporean Peranakan actor Pierre Png during the bazaar. She (and me too!) enjoyed watching him a while back in local television drama called Mata Mata. We both like quite a few local actors including Rebecca Lim and Daren Tan!
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