Cultural Culture In Malaysia

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INTRODUCTION. In Malaysia, there are many culture or races that had been hold by differet people. Malaysia was a unique country because have many different religions and we can see many celebration. This is particularly evident during the festive times like Deepavali, Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Adil Fitri where you get everyone holding ‘Open houses’ to welcome visitors into their home. Malaysia is a multi-racial country consisting of Malays, Chinese, Indians and numerous indigenous people. With this, comes a myriad of religion, festivals, food and customs. In this assignment, I was assigned to make a folio about the celebration of second largest ethnic in Malaysia, Chinese New Year. The second largest ethnic group, the Malaysian Chinese form 25% of the population. Mostly descendents of Chinese immigrants during the 19th century, different dialects are spoken. Hokkien is spoken mainly in the North, in Penang and Cantonese in Kuala Lumpur. There are other dialects like Teochew and Hakka and other smaller dialects such as Foochow, Henghua, Kwongsai, Hokchia and Hokchui. Mandarin is widely spoken in the southern states. The Chinese are known…show more content…
Other than that, these performances are available for weddings, restaurant banquets, festivals, and business grand openings. It is played purely as entertainment tradition passed down through generations and is no longer associated with the monsters that never existed. The lion dance can be called physical exercise that is good for health. Fast movements when performing a lion dance, making the body constantly sweating, thereby enhancing the intelligence, both physically and mentally. Even this dance do not have any bad elements and only for tradition, but there also have the Chinese believe that the lion dance can bring luck for them. The lion dance also is considered as a symbols of cultural and tradition in Chinese
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