Cultural Differences

Aiman's

The process of conducting an ethnographic research isn’t really new to me considering how I moved around a lot and had to adapt to different cultures for the past couple of years. I was born and raised in Singapore to a Malay-Singaporean father and a Portuguese mother. In 2007, my family and I moved to Portugal and stayed there for about 4 years before moving back to Singapore in 2011. Fast forward to 2018, I’m currently on my 3rd year of my Bachelor’s Degree program in Australia.

There’s an old saying in Singapore that “we are forever blessed with South East Asian’s culture and cuisine”. Knowing Singapore’s history, we embrace multiculturalism, with ethnic Chinese, Indians and Malays represent the whole nation (Stereotypically). We share the same passion for food and the infamous support for Singlish (Singaporean- English). 

Apart from food, Singlish is what holds the bond between different ethnic groups…

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