About Gunong Sayang Association

The Gunong Sayang Association (GSA) was founded by Baba Koh Hoon Teck in 1910 as a cultural organisation to promote social interaction and the singing of dondang sayang among its Peranakan members. GSA started with just over twenty members, each contributing a weekly subscription of a dollar or two. With this modest income, the Association organised bonding activities in the form of weekly dinners and singing sessions.
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What’s Happening?

Here are some of the activities that we've prepared for you..

32ND BABA NYONYA CONVENTION, MALACCA MALAYSIA

This year's convention will bring us back to Malacca, Malaysia. The theme is "Chrita dula kala, memories that shaped us." Come join GSA for this convention as we go down memory lane in Malacca.‍ Register now for the EARLY BIRD RATE before 20 June 2019 (subject to availability)

MARI KITA PERGI PHUKET

The Peranakans, or The Straits-Born Chinese, are also known in Phuket as Baba. They are the descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to the island seeking a new and better life by working in tin mines back in the 19th century.

MARI KITA PERGI CHITTY MELAKA EXHIBITION

Join us as we find out more about the Chitty Melaka Community in Singapore today.

MALAM CHAP GOH MEH

Join guest chef consultant Lloyd Matthew Tan as he whips up an 8-course feast comprising of traditional...

GSA's 108th DINNER AND DANCE

Malam Shanghai, a night of Old World Glamour, come in your Shanghai Best.

Lu Siapa?

How will a Peranakan household respond to the fall of their matriarch?

May Day Melaka Heritage Trip

May Day Melaka Heritage Trip - We've decided to forgo the tradition of a tea party.

31st Baba Nyonya Convention 2018

"Exploring The Heritage Root of Peranakan" in Indonesia.

What’s Happening?

Here are some of the activities that we've prepared for you..

32ND BABA NYONYA CONVENTION, MALACCA MALAYSIA

This year's convention will bring us back to Malacca, Malaysia. The theme is "Chrita dula kala, memories that shaped us." Come join GSA for this convention as we go down memory lane in Malacca.‍ Register now for the EARLY BIRD RATE before 20 June 2019 (subject to availability)

MARI KITA PERGI PHUKET

The Peranakans, or The Straits-Born Chinese, are also known in Phuket as Baba. They are the descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to the island seeking a new and better life by working in tin mines back in the 19th century.

MARI KITA PERGI CHITTY MELAKA EXHIBITION

Join us as we find out more about the Chitty Melaka Community in Singapore today.

MALAM CHAP GOH MEH

Join guest chef consultant Lloyd Matthew Tan as he whips up an 8-course feast comprising of traditional...

GSA's 108th DINNER AND DANCE

Malam Shanghai, a night of Old World Glamour, come in your Shanghai Best.

Lu Siapa?

How will a Peranakan household respond to the fall of their matriarch?

May Day Melaka Heritage Trip

May Day Melaka Heritage Trip - We've decided to forgo the tradition of a tea party.

31st Baba Nyonya Convention 2018

"Exploring The Heritage Root of Peranakan" in Indonesia.

Upcoming Classes

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Mari Kita Chakap Baba 6th Intake
Using the syllabus set in the Mari Chakap Baba book, this course is aimed at learners who have little or no knowledge of the language and to bring them to a level of fluency where they can independently use the language in most everyday situations.‍