All posts tagged in malaysia

  • September 10, 2020By Preevena Devi Jayabalan

    Malaysian-Indian. Growing up, this term has been both a blessing and a curse for me. I’ve always had mixed feelings about this label and this unsettling emotion eventually weaned its way into my insecure soul. The reasons? Well, for starters, let’s get on to the good part. And yes, this is where I talk about … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/in-conversation-about-cultural-appropriation-racism-and-the-clash-of-two-communities/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • Recently, I’ve caught up with Yutaka, a Japanese singer-songwriter based in Malaysia. In this exclusive interview, he talks about his journey to the music industry, his latest song  Sakura, as well as the challenges of being a Japanese singer-songwriter in the heavily competitive Malaysian music scene. Editor’s Note: The following interview has been edited for clarity … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-best-of-both-worlds-spotlight-on-singer-songwriter-yutaka/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 19, 2019By Preevena Devi Jayabalan

    Recently, I’ve caught up with Shweta Sekhon, Miss Universe Malaysia 2019 and in this exclusive interview, she talks about her journey to the pageantry world, body positivity and launching her very own campaign which ultimately proves that she’s not just your average beauty queen.  ***The following interview has been edited for clarity and length. Tell … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/spotlight-on-shweta-sekhon-miss-universe-malaysia-2019/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read