Top 5 Authentic Cultural Activities in Putrajaya

Putrajaya is the third and latest Federal Territory of Malaysia. Built on marshland area and former oil palm estate in Selangor, the city spans an area of almost 5,000 hectares and is located 25 km from Kuala Lumpur. Putrajaya took over the administrative functions of the capital city of Kuala Lumpur and is part of the Multimedia Super Corridor Malaysian government. Many organizations and planning have gone into the development of Putrajaya as a modern city with the latest communications technology and infrastructure progressive. The road is designed elegantly with the European atmosphere, along with the unpaved roads and government buildings are a mix of modern architecture with Islamic art. commercial area, residential credible and has been divided into precincts are blended into one another integrated. A waterway cuts through the city, which flows into a large lake. The concrete landscape is balanced with many parks, green and moist soil but because of relatively flat land, it does not seem fertile.

1. Thaipusam

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Celebrated by the Tamil community, witnessed the manifestation of best Thaipusam at Batu Caves in Selangor or Penang. The jaw-dropping sight of devotees carrying ornately decorated frames, better known as kavadis will remain with you long after you’ve experienced it; This unique festival is a sight to see.

2. Chinese New Year

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Celebrated worldwide by China to mark New Year’s Day in the Chinese lunar calendar, the celebration lasted for 15 days. Expect fireworks, lion dances, the prominence of the color red, and open houses with delicious Chinese food!

3. Good Friday

Held in churches to mark “the saddest day” in the Christian calendar, it is observed in remembrance of Christs’ Passion, crucifixion, and death. On the Sunday following Good Friday, Easter Sunday is celebrated to commemorate the resurrection of Christ.

4. Malaysia Water Festival

A country with a natural setting of the lake, beach, sea, Malaysia to host this event every year with a variety of water-based sports. Activities such as kayaking, fishing, and swimming across the Straits promised a whole load of adrenalin pumping!

5. Wesak Day

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Celebrated by Buddhists to pay homage to Buddha and to mark three important events in the life of the Buddha (the birth, enlightenment, and attainment of Nirvana) celebration begins with meditation and prayer. Donations made to the poor and needy.

 

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