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Festivals of Malaysia - Chor Soo Kong’s Birthday
2019-05-30
A traditional ceremony, ‘fire watching’ ceremony is held on the 5th night of the Chinese lunar c...
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Festivals of Malaysia - Vassa (Buddhist Lent Day)
2019-05-30
Vassa refers to the three-month annual retreat observed by Theravada Buddhists. Vassa is also known ...
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Festivals of Malaysia - Buddhist New Year
2019-05-30
During the celebration, the Mahayana Buddhists honour and pray to their deities, particularly Buddha...
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Festivals of Malaysia - Bodhi Day
2019-05-30
Bodhi Day is observed by Mahayana Buddhists. It commemorates the day when Gautama Buddha attained en...
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Festivals of Malaysia - Birthday of the Queen of Heaven and the G...
2019-05-30
The Queen of Heaven is also known as Goddess of the Sea and Mazu. Mazu is a deity of seafarers, incl...
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Festivals of Malaysia - Baisakhi
2019-05-30
Baisakhi is an ancient religious harvest festival celebrated by the Sikhs and Hindus in the northern...
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Festivals of Malaysia - Assumption of Mary
2019-05-30
The Feast of the Assumption of Mary is celebrated annually on August 15. The Assumption Day commemor...
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Festivals of Malaysia - Ash Wednesday
2019-05-30
Ash Wednesday got its name from the practice of blessing ashes made from palm branches blessed on th...
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