Malacca Portuguese

Watching Norman Abdul Halim documentary on Malacca Portuguese fascinated me on how multi-talented minority with diverse mixture of European and Eastern culture can live in harmony in multi-culture, multi-ethnic Malaysia. Near downtown Bandar Melaka, the Portuguese descendent’s started their own village called Perkampungan Portugis in Ujung Pasir, Bandar Hilir. Each year they will celebrate Pesta San Pedro. The most popular dances are Beranyo and Frapeirra.