Fourth Colloquium of 'The Penang Story', Penang's Historical Minorities 2 February 2002, Saturday City Bayview Hotel, Lebuh Farquhar, Penang
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The History of Penang Eurasians
by Dr. Anthony E. Sibert, PJK, Penang EurasianAssociation
Preamble. The Malaysian National Census 2000indicates that the population of the Penang Eurasian Community[Serani] is1,469; which is 11.6% of the Eurasian Malaysian Population of 12,650. ThePenang Eurasian Community, in the National Census, is classified under 'Others'as being 0.4% or 5254 of the Total Penang Population of 1,313,449. Among the Minoritiesin Penang the Penang Eurasian Community is 28.0% of the 'Others' in Penang.
Eurasian Contributions to the Economic & Social Development of Penang
by Eustace A. Nonis, Penang Eurasian Association
Arrival of the Eurasians. The Eurasian community in Penang started with thearrival of the British in 1786. Responding to the invitation of Captain FrancisLight, the first group of Eurasians, who had settled in Kedah, landed in Penangon 15 August 1786, the eve of the Feast of the Assumption. This community setup an enclave in China Street and Bishop Street.
Penang Eurasian Musicians
by James A Rozells & Kathleen Rodrigues,Penang Eurasian Association
Music, like the very air we breathe is an integral part of our lives andsociety. Whether we are actively pursuing a career in music or are simply musiclovers it is unimaginable to live a life without music. Penang has alwaysboasted a long list of music greats from the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee, Ooi EowJin and the late Jimmy Boyle to the new breed of stars like the Alley Cats.