Malaysia's cultural diversity is epitomised by the annual Citrawarna, or Colours of Malaysia, celebration at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur in October. Photo: Tourism Malaysia Malaysia's cultural diversity is epitomised by the annual Citrawarna, or Colours of Malaysia, celebration at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur in October. Photo: Tourism Malaysia
Malaysia's cultural diversity is epitomised by the annual Citrawarna, or Colours of Malaysia, celebration at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur in October. Photo: Tourism Malaysia

Religious festivals give all Malaysians the chance to ‘go home’

The main religious holidays that afford the public two days off work are Eid-ul-Fitr, known as Hari Raya Eidal Fitri among the Malay Muslims, and the Lunar New Year that is followed by the Chinese and Buddhists

Malaysia's cultural diversity is epitomised by the annual Citrawarna, or Colours of Malaysia, celebration at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur in October. Photo: Tourism Malaysia Malaysia's cultural diversity is epitomised by the annual Citrawarna, or Colours of Malaysia, celebration at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur in October. Photo: Tourism Malaysia
Malaysia's cultural diversity is epitomised by the annual Citrawarna, or Colours of Malaysia, celebration at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur in October. Photo: Tourism Malaysia
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