1, National Day
September 16, 1963, Federation of Malaysia was officially born with the merger of the states of Malaya, North Borneo (Sabah), Sarawak and Singapore. By 2010, September 16 officially became a national holiday anniversary of Malaysia’s independence.
Malaysia on this occasion, you can join with people in chess grand parade and performances of traditional art bold. Country with a multicultural and multi-ethnic Malaysia, Malaysia Day is an opportunity for tourists to explore the interesting things about the traditions of the natives.
2, Lunar newyear
Like Vietnam, the traditional New Year in Malaysia always an occasion for family members far back reunion, reunion in harmony, love. This is an opportunity for people to wear beautiful dining, entertainment and festivities to welcome spring. Depending on each country that has its own characteristics in Cultural Festival, but the similarities as well as general beauty embraces all properties remain truth, different fine.
New Year’s Day of Malaysia starting from 1/01 th (according to the Islamic calendar). Still is the house cleaning, decorating clean, the streets are decorated with vibrant colors. Only thing before the New Year 10 days, the people of Malaysia Muslims not shopping plenty of delicacies for the New Year that began fasting (only snacks before sundown), because they believe that is possible show sympathy with the suffering of poor people on earth as saint Ala teachings.
If traditional foods on Tet in Vietnam is wheeled referendum, cake eating with scallion, then here, popular dishes on Tet Malaysian named Otak – Otak, also called Otah – Otah. Tourists will easily come across this dish in anywhere, in the center of the city dining, big restaurants or in the family meal. One can eat any dish at any time morning, noon or in the evening.
When meeting on the occasion of the new year, the Malaysian custom touch his hand in opposite palm, then collected her arms and closed in the heart for a few seconds. Tet New Year in Malaysia beginning very nicely with the fun competitions peacock feathers. Two heads separated by about three or four meters, each with a beautiful peacock feathers, then broke into pieces donkey pick your nose, ear picking opponents, who laughed at the loser.
3, the festival of Vesak (Buddha’s Birthday)
festival of Vesak is the most important day in the Buddhist calendar year and is celebrated by Buddhists around the world. This day commemorate the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha and is the day of joy, calmness and contemplation.
On this great day, the devout religious believers and religious people gathered in various temples before dawn to celebrate. At these places, Buddhist flag will be pulled up and business is recited wine to praise the three sacred: the Buddha, the Dharma (the unit of the People) and the Sangha (the pupil of the People) and the Sangha (the student’s). Worshipers usually carry offerings of fresh flowers simple, candles and incense to set foot in his people worshiped. The ceremony symbolizes the map will burn or wither is manifested to the fragility of life.
The Buddhists believe that doing good on Vesak Day will bring thousands of times more happy. The young Buddhists occasionally organize blood donation sessions in the hospital. The rites and rituals usually performed during the Vesak festival include prayers; vegetarian; born reporter and “bathe” statue – a tradition rooted in Buddhist lore children are bathing under the tap spout from the mouth of the dragon nine after birth. The noble gesture is celebrated in the Buddhist temples and is also known under the name Dana.
4, Deepavali festival of lights
Deepavali festival of lights in Malaysia known as the Diwali festival, to be held from November 4 and lasts for 5 days. Previously, Deepavali is an important religious festival of the Hindus in Malaysia. Nowadays, not only in the capital Kuala Lumpur but throughout Malaysia, Deepavali is the festival of all people share.
Around the country of Malaysia, the prayer of thanksgiving and baptism was held at the temple and the altar at home. Chanukah Deepavali is an occasion where people of Malaysia return home to reunion, happy in unity, and light a lamp kuthuvilakku – a traditional oil lamps from India and received the blessings of Lakshmi – the goddess prosperous.
The most ancient legend of the Malaysian Deepavali Deepavali is recorded that the marriage between the Goddess Lakshmi with Lord Vishnu – the supreme deity of Brahmanism. But, legend says Deepavali is the day of triumph of God Rama returned home beating Shen Ayodhy Ravana, after 14 years of exile in the forest … According to the Indian community today, they told