The C’rita Orang Melaka initiative is part of a larger project, Melaka in Fact, which seeks to gather stories from its communities. Team members comprise people from different walks of life who are united by their deep interest in Melaka’s rich oral history.
Melaka in the Long 15th Century is a 3-day international conference on Melaka that explored and brought together new or at least unfamiliar sources, methodologies and initiatives that were grounded internationally, but were rooted in an Asian vantage point
As part of the larger Melaka in Fact project, several cultural mapping of old places of the city outside the UNESCO Core Area were conducted.
With a team of field researchers, we conducted door-to-door interviews of over two thousand households. We unearthed fascinating cultural and heritage stories. Here are some of the results of the exercise.