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Today is Malaysia Day. 49 years ago, on this day, Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore got together to establish the Malaysian federation.

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The formation of the new federation was planned to occur on June 1, 1963, but was later postponed to August 31, 1963, in order to coincide with the sixth “Hari Merdeka” (Independence Day). Several issues happened and delayed the declaration to September 16 of the same year. Source from Wiki

Malaysia is the multicultural country that brings us a lot of differences compared to other countries. From languages we speaks, to our food habits, or from living style to the fashion sense, we are all different among different the races in Malaysia. But similar to the weather here in the country, everybody is friendly and it’s always full of warmth. With one same food, different races would cook it differently. When we are all different, but still, we are all the same. Watch this short video about Malaysia Day, to get know us better.

Oh by the way, the Malaysia Day celebrations will be held in Bintulu, Sarawak. Feel free to join the ‘party’ at the East Malaysia, friends!

Happy 49th Birthday Malaysia!

written by eva_eva

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