Penang's multicultural story as told through oral history interviews, sketch art


Azmi's sketch titled 'Coach Teh', which celebrates the story of veteran badminton coach Teh Peng Huat, who is based in Bukit Mertajam, Seberang Perai, Penang. He coaches local youth players, and was the man responsible for unearthing badminton icon Lee Chong Wei's talents as a boy. Photos: I Am Home

From the meeting place of two rivers known as Dhoby Ghaut to weekly outdoor film screenings in the old Prai Estate, the rich history of the working class in Penang is diverse and unique.

Bursting with vibrant multiculturalism, many of the people who now call this northern state home originally came from different parts of the globe.

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