Nanyang Sketches by K. Tan (PDF)
|NANYANG SKETCHES (2007)
Katryna Tan(i) Prelude
(ii) Chinese Peddlers
(iii) Longhouse Echoes
(iv) Colonial Blues
(v) Journeying OnSketches is a series of short pieces illustrating the cultural uniqueness of the Chinese immigrants who have settled in the Nanyang. From the time the Chinese immigrants sailed to the Nanyang in their junk boats, they set up businesses in the various towns, peddling their wares and working their way up in society. Integration with the various cultures—the Malays, Indians, the indigenous people of Borneo etc were natural and together they faced the colonial days together !!
This piece is available as a PDF downloadLength: Score is 18 pages.Duration: 10:00