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The Culture that Binds Nations - The Peranakans Shoot No. 4 - Malacca Trip

  • Apr 20, 2013 · 5:30 AM

The shoot at Malacca is to provide opportunities for photographers to gather shots for the upcoming Causeway Exchange 2013 over at Penang in late June for the Georgetown Festival.

The trip is to allow photographers to enjoy Malacca's culture. The focus will be mainly on the Peranakan culture in Malacca and to understand the similarities & differences between Peranakans in Singapore, Penang and Malacca.

Day 1 - 20 April 2013 (Saturday)
0530 Meeting up at Kranji MRT Station for Drivers. (Drivers are to pick up passengers before meeting)
0530 - 1000 Enroute to Malacca
1000 - 1200 Brunch at Chicken Rice ball
1300 - 1430 Check-in Puri Hotel & short rest
1430 - 1730 Heritage Trail:

- Baba Nonya Heritage Museum (
- No. 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre
- Nonya Jewellery Museum

1800 - 2000 Sunset Shoot at Melaka Straits Mosque (
2000 - 2100 Dinner at Amy Heritage Nyonya Cuisine
2100 - 2200 Portuguese Square
2200 - 2300 Back to hotel and walk to Jonker Street Night Market + Night River walk
2300 and beyond Back to Hotel to shoot some more!

Day 2 - 21 April 2013 (Sunday)
0600 - 0800 Early Morning Street walk shoot (perhaps someone model in Kebaya and shoot the streets? Kris you want to do this?)
0800 - 0900 Breakfast on the streets
1000 - 1200 Shooting (may revisit museums again)
1300 - Check out
1300 - 1400 Aunty Koh's Chendol
1400 - 1500 Lunch at Nancy's
1500 - 1600 Buying Local Produce
1600 - 2000 Enroute to Singapore

The itinerary is subjected to change as some aspects needed confirmation. However the hotel and dates are confirmed so if you want to join us, please register and pay for the trip as I would need to confirm the seats for the cars and the accommodations.

Price (Twin Sharing) - 190SGD Inclusive of Accommodation at Puri Hotel, Museum entrance fees and Car Transport.

Price doesn't include insurance and food.

If you are interested, please email Wilson at [masked]

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  • Wilson W.

    The group trip is officially full.

    Here are the participants

    Wilson Wong
    Koh Lye Huat
    Raj Chandrasekarana
    Eunice Teh
    Chan Zi Xiang
    Loh Junn Kae
    Sabine Fink
    Linda Khong
    Pratyush Manjul
    Koh Hwee Ying
    Yee Yee

    Please look out for transportation announcement on Wednesday. If you have not pass me your address, please do so immediately.

    April 14, 2013

    • Wilson W.

      There's a reason why I post early is to book hotels that last minute won't be accepted. Still have penang trip

      April 15, 2013

    • Wilson W.

      Santosh: If you read the main description I did say if you are interested email me. The RSVP system, unfortunately is not honoured by quite a number of people in Singapore unlike western countries hence I don't rely on it.

      Those who emailed me, I passed them further instructions. That's how I gauge their sincerity and seriousness.

      April 17, 2013

  • Shirlyn Q.

    Any chances of rescheduling this trip after April?

    April 14, 2013

  • Wilson W.

    Raj, note: I change to 5am so can be there by 5.20am.

    Everyone please go down 5 min before appointed time and meet the driver so as not to waste time waiting.

    April 16, 2013

  • Wilson W.

    Transportation Arrangement is done.

    Wilson Car
    - Junn Kae 4.15am
    - Linda 4.40 am
    - Hwee Ying 4.50am
    - Raj 5.10am

    Sabine's Car
    - Koh Lye Huat (to assist)
    - Zi Xiang
    - Eunice
    - Pratyush Details are in the email so everyone can contact the driver should anything happens. Please reach Kranji MRT Station by 5.20am for 10 minutes briefing (and photo..hehehe) We shall move off by 5.30am. My plan is to eat breakfast in Malacca at 8am and start shooting already prior to checking in.

    April 16, 2013

  • Luke

    Are there still vacancy?

    April 14, 2013

  • Wilson W.

    Those indicated interested to go:

    Yenny Teng +
    Eunice Teh
    Fink Sabine +
    Yee Yee
    Shawn +
    Santosh +
    Koh L H
    Wilson Wong

    March 31, 2013

  • Wilson W.

    Apologies for getting back late on this as I have just discharged from hospital.

    Please fill up the electronic form here:

    This is to allow me to forward the details to the hotel and to plan logistics on how to pick everyone up. If you are able to drive, please let me know in email. Drivers will be paid for use of car, toll and petrol of SGD60 (but must help to pick up assigned participants).

    March 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, same question as for Penang, for the accomodation, if single how much will I have to top up?

    March 27, 2013

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