1, the Mid-Autumn Festival
Mid-Autumn Festival by country Malaysia is marked by festival lanterns and moon cakes Festival begins on 19/9. This festival marks the end of the harvest season and became a symbol for peace and common prosperity.
Coming to Malaysia on the occasion, visitors can delight in admiring the colorful lanterns light across the road and enjoy the taste moon cake unique and diverse during this period.
The shape of moon cakes of Malaysian totally different than the moon cake of China, the common bread in the shape of the oysters, flowers, moon … far more snow skin mooncake (moon cakes snow) with the cold and the shell provides a feeling entirely new to enjoy.
2, Hari Raya Festival
Took place in early May 08, Raya Aidilfitri Hari ceremony, one of the two biggest traditional festival of Malaysia. This is the feast marking the end of Ramadan Muslims. Therefore, during this period, the commercial centers and stores in Malaysia will be immersed in the light of the lamp color and decoration.
In the two holidays, Muslims pray, open to living and dining institutions. Children and older people often donate money luck lies in the green bag.
During the last night of Ramadan, guests also enjoy performances featured fireworks and festival programs rich and diverse.
Especially, if the stay in Malaysia on the occasion of 31/8, visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy the majestic ceremonial parade on the occasion of National Day of Malaysia. Around this time, the people of Malaysia are common air festival atmosphere with a variety of art, fun sport. This is not just an opportunity for people to rest, reunited and are happy with the festival with the family but is also seen as “natural time – right place” for believers shopping with a series of promotions for tourists.
This is the biggest Hindu festival, held every year on the full moon day in the Tamil month of 10 calendar, usually falls in mid-January to early February calendar. Festivities honoring meaning god or god Murugan Subrahmanya – gods symbolizing virtue, youth and power, as well as against the evil gods Hindus.
On this occasion, there will be over 1 million Hindus gathered at the temple Batu – limestone cave on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. The special thing of the festival is, forms of entertainment at the festival is the screen mortification scary, macabre: skewer the sharp objects on the body, iron hooks hook into the flesh, walking on nails … participants seemed no sense of pain. They believe this is the way to prove the purity, virtue, and also how to wash sin.
One other feature of this festival is the procession kavadi – a frame decorated with colored paper, glitter, flowers and fruits – is seen as a form of penance. In Kuala Lumpur, the Hindu procession kavadi will do a pilgrimage to Batu Caves in Selangor, where it will be carried kavadi up 272 stairs to the entrance to a large cave and placed at the foot of the idol.
4, Duanwu Festival
Known as the Dragon Boat Festival here in Malaysia, this is an event that is usually held on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. Although this festival brings more meaning in China and often organized by the Chinese community in Malaysia.
This holiday Chinese families will prepare Zhong zi – a type of dumpling made of glutinous rice with different fillings and wrapped in bamboo or lotus leaves to enjoy the holidays.
5, festival Gawai
Gawai Dayak festival is being held on 5-6 / 6 every year, is a symbol of unity and hope to the Dayak community. This festival is for the Iban and Bidayuh in Sarawak people celebrate the end of harvest should be known as the harvest festival.
Join the festival, visitors can witness traditional ceremonies, songs, singing, dance funny dances. In particular, visitors will enjoy Ngajat Lesong dances in which a dancer will demonstrate the power and his technique by lifting the rice mortars with his teeth. On this occasion, visitors from home and abroad flocked to together also pleased with the interesting folk games here.