Bahay Tsinoy Museum Of Chinese Heritage
Transformation, Integration & Identity Formation
Carmelea Ang See is the director of Bahay Tsinoy, museum of Chinese in Philippine life and a vice president of a Chinese-Filipino organization, Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran (Unity for Progress). She also teaches at the College of Education of De La Salle University, Manila.
The Bahay Tsinoy is a museum located in the Intramuros section of Manila. Housed within the Kaisa-Angelo King Heritage Center building, the museum documents the history, lives and contributions of the Chinese in the Philippine life and history.
After the much awarded bilingual children’s educational television program Pinpin, Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran, Inc., a non-profit organization co-founded by Teresita Ang-See, envisioned the project to provide another venue for advocating patriotism to the Philippines and promoting cultural identity and understanding between the local Chinese and Filipino communities.