Eurasian Roots

A soon-to-reopen heritage gallery gives an insight into this small but influential ethnic group.

JULIA D'SILVA USED to get upset whenever people asked her what an Eurasian was, and if she was Singaporean. These days, she sees it as an opportunity to explain her ethnicity, but laments that many young Singaporeans are even less familiar with Eurasians than before.

The retired civil servant, who is also the chairperson of the heritage and culture sub-committee at the Eurasian Association, wants people to visit the soon-to-reopen Eurasian Heritage Gallery to get an insight into this ethnic group,...

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