Traditional Malay food such as rendang, ketupat, and lemang is served.
This is also a time to forgive and forget past quarrels, where family members ask for forgiveness from friends and family members.
It celebrates the diversity of world music, while at the same time highlighting the use of traditional acoustic world instruments.
Independence Day Commemorating the independence of the Federation of Malaya from the British in 1957, August 31 holds a special place in the hearts of all Malaysians.
Marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is the festival of Eid, known in Singapore as Hari Raya Aidilfitri or Hari Raya Puasa.
Ramadan is a period of sober repentance for Muslims, with approximately 30 days of dawn-to-dusk fasting.It’s a little huge plus the skirt was a tad bit long for her so I decided to put my sewing skills to the test and temporarily shortened it with some simple stitches. Those stitches turned out to be quite bad that my helper and the Man laughed at me. That said, we definitely had fun dressing Bubba up for the celebration. Thaipusam Celebrated by the Tamil community, the manifestation of Thaipusam is best witnessed at Batu Caves in Selangor, or in Penang.The jaw-dropping sight of devotees carrying ornately decorated frames, better known as kavadis, would stay with you long after you've experienced it; this unique festival is a sight to behold.Dragon Boat Festival Known also as the Chang Festival or Duanwu Festival, it commemorates a patriot and poet in China named Qu Yuan.The best place to witness the celebrations is in Penang, where the annual Penang International Dragon Boat Festival takes place on a grand scale.As for the younger ones like Bubba’s age, they participated in the celebrations by putting on the traditional costumes and feasting on the different cookies that were usually eaten during the festival.The Man went hunting for the Baju Kurung for Bubba at Tanjong Katong Complex.Malaysia Water Festival A country with natural settings of lakes, beaches, seas, Malaysia hosts this event annually with a variety of water-based sports.Activities such as kayaking, fishing, and cross-channel swimming promises a whole load of adrenaline-pumping time!