Panel Discussion: Oh, Kampungku

Panel Discussion: Oh, Kampungku

Catch the Panel Discussion in Malay for the book ‘Oh, Kampungku’!

A heartwarming recollection of life in the little village of Potong Pasir in Singapore during the years 1955 to 1965. The author, who is Peranakan, recalls her childhood years living in a multiracial community that shared joy, sorrow, fear and hope as they dealt with poverty, hardship, natural calamities and political turbulence. The spirit of gotong royong (mutual help) and mutual respect are clearly reflected in this book. The writer also presents her own search for self-identity as a girl growing in a colony fighting for independence.

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Language: Malay

Event Info

18 Sep 2021, 1:30pm – 2:30pm


– Josephine Chia (Author)
– Nur-El Hudaa Jaffar (Translator)
– Khalidah Jamil (Singapore Translator)
– Nurazlina A. Wahab (Malaysia Translator)

Singapore Book Publishers Association (SBPA)