The Multicultural Performing Arts, Crafts, Festivals and Food of Penang

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Author: Tan Sooi Beng

This fully illustrated book and set of DVDs offers the best introduction to the rich cornucopia of culture in this world heritage site.

RM100.00

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Description

The meeting place of different peoples, Penang attracted settlers from the Malay archipelago, Thailand, Burma, Hadhraumaut, India, China and Europe. The diversity of these communities is manifested in the multiple places of worship situated near each other in the inner city, eclectic architecture, the languages spoken, street names and cultural mixing that has taken place. The city is also enlivened by street performers, celebrations and festivals organised by the various communities throughout the year. This fully illustrated book and set of DVDs offers the best introduction to the rich cornucopia of culture in this world heritage site.
Published by School of the Arts, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Paperback with DVDs
2011
ISBN: 9789675418129