Selamat Hari Raya

Wishing all my muslim friends a happy new year. Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri.. Today October 1st, 2008 is the 1st day of Hari Raya

Prime Ministar in his Hari Raya speech: Aidilfitri is a month to forgive and strengthen ties, as such Malaysian should foster and strengthen national unity.

Malaysians should continue to uphold the true Malaysian spirit of mutual respect, and we should continue the efforts to maintain a harmonious, progressive and peaceful society.

After one month of Ramadhan, many muslims from other states  have returned to their hometowns to celebrate this festive season, but there are quite a number to start their Hari Raya celebration here to avoid balik kampung rush and jam.

To my friends Azhar Mahfof and Kamal, the two photographers who just got married last year which I attended their weddings have a different thought. Kamal wants to stay here with his wife to celebrate his 1st Hari Raya in Klang whereas Azhar mahfof wants balik kampung, to go back with his wife Yulia and their one month old son to celebrate with his parents in Johor.

Selamat Hari Raya and greeting to all.

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5 responses to “Selamat Hari Raya

  1. Hey happy new year and Eid mubarak….Thanks for the comments. 🙂

  2. Happy new year, to you and your family.

  3. Recu and Giiid,
    Thanks! Malaysia is a multi racial and religion country. Malay are muslim and they are celebrating the new year or Hari Raya ( Malay )..As I am not a muslim but I do visit my muslim friend’s Hari Raya open house celebration.

  4. It’s good to think about you and others in other parts of the world. You make that possible with your interesting insights. Thanks!

    We also have a son married to a muslim and living in Tunisia for 30 years. He celebrates all the religious holidays even though he’s not Muslim.

  5. Gaye
    Thanks for your kind words and you make me to understand more about the others in the other part of the world too.

    Malaysian Chinese are mostly buddists or Christians….Few more weeks the Malaysian Indian are celebrating their Deepavali New Year. We enjoy all the religious holidays here.

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