Deepavali

Deepavali, or Diwali, is a biggest festival celebrated by all Hindus community in Malaysia. The festival is to commemorate Lord Rama and his wife, Sita’s return to Ayodhya after his 14-year exile. It was a dark night when they first returned hence his people lit their houses with little lamps (diyas) so that Rama and Sita could find their way. For some Hindus, Deepavali is also celebrate...

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Hari Raya Haji

Hari Raya Haji (hajj celebration day) is an event observed by large Muslims community in Malaysia and all over the world to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to obey Allah’s command to sacrifice his son Ismail. As Ibrahim was about to perform, Allah stopped him and revealed that it was a faith test upon him, and Ismail was replaced by a ram instead. And now, Muslims all over the wor...

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Malaysia Day

Malaysia Day is a national day held on September 16 every year to commemorate the establishment of the Malaysian federation on the same date in 1963. It marked the joining together of Malaya, Sabah (formerly North Borneo), Sarawak, and Singapore to form Malaysia.The formation of the new federation was planned to occur on June 1, 1963, but was later postponed to August 31, 1963, in order to...

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Merdeka Day

The 31st August is a National Public Holiday to commemorate and celebrate the freedom of Malaysia from British colonization. Malaysia or formerly known as Federation of Malaya gained its independence from British on 31st August 1975.

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Hari Raya AidilFitri

Hari Raya Aidilfitri is one of a biggest religious holiday celebrated by Muslims community in Malaysia. Hari Raya literally means ‘celebration day’, and Hari Raya Aidilfitri is the day that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic fasting month.  

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