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Support New Teochew Language Project - Teochew Conversations

Our Gaginang friends from the US who created the popular English-Teochew WhatTCSay app  (to download: Android version / iOs version) is launching a new project, Teochew Conversations 

Teochew Conversations is a new video series featuring everyday conversation on a variety of topics in Teochew.

The videos are promised to be professionally produced, fun, interesting, and will help all interested in learning Teochew.

Do consider contributing to the Teochew Conversations Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. 27 days to go! Click on link here to Kickstarter site.

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The Teochew Store recommends: An Introduction to the History and Culture of the Teochews in Singapore

An Introduction to the History and Culture of the Teochews in Singapore - a rare English language book on Teochew culture. Available for purchase on Amazon.

"Penned in three sections covering a wide range of topics from history and architecture to customs and the performing arts, the 164-page book published by World Scientific is one of the few of its kind in English." - The Straits Times

A review of the book can be read here.

 
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Teochew Chinese New Year Short Film: I Can Speak 《过年了我想说》

Teochew Chinese New Year short film: I can speak 潮语新年短片《过年了我想说》

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The First Teochews in Singapore: Part 3 - The First Captain China & Oldest Temple in Singapore

In this concluding part of  "The First Teochews in Singapore" series, we find out about the leader of Singapore's pioneer Chinese settlers, whom the Singapore government later appointed as the settlement's first Captain China, as well as the historical links of Wak Hai Cheng Bio (粵海清廟, a.k.a. Yueh Hai Ching Temple) - the oldest Teochew (possibly Chinese) temple here - to two temples in Riau (Bintan) and Bangkok's Chinatown. 

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The First Teochews in Singapore: Part 2 - Proof of Teochew Settlement in Singapore Before Raffles

2019 is officially the bicentennial year of Singapore. In part two of "The First Teochews in Singapore", we look into the evidences proving a Teochew oral tradition identifying a group of Chinese settled in Singapore before British establishment, as Teochew sojourners from Siam (Thailand), and how an old map of Singapore rediscovered in Scotland pinpoints where they lived by the Singapore River.

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