ReligionIn the 15th century Malaysia Became an official Muslim country Due to Arabtraders who passed through Malaysia. Official Religion Islam
Religion Other Religions Buddhism Christianity Hinduism Chinese Religion othersOther religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, etc… werebrought to Malaysia by other immigrants
Malaysian• 61% of the population• Religion is Islam• traditional cloth is baju melayuFestivals and calibration:1. Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed2. Hari Raya Puasa3. Hari Raya Haji4. National Day5. Maal Hijrah (the Muslim New Year)
Problems Malaysian faced as locals• Change in the local language• Tradition change• Culture change
Chinese Malaysian• Around 23% of Malaysian population• Chinese immigrant came to Malaysia in the 15th century• . Chinese speak eight different dialects:1. Hokkien2. Hakka3. Cantonese4. Teochew5. Mandarin6. Hainanese7. Min Bei8. Foochow
Festivals and celebrationFestivals and celebration:1. Chinese New Year2. Hungry Ghost Festival3. Mid-Autumn Festival4. Dumpling Festival5. Vesak
Indian Malaysian• Indians were present since 11th century.• They speak different languages.• if they speak the Malaysian language it would be with a distinct accent.• You can also recognize them by their physical features.• They contributed in creating some original.• They believe in:1. Islam2. Christianity3. Buddhism
Festivals and celebrationsIndians have their own celebration such as:1. Thaipusam2. Deepavali or Diwali3. Vishu (Malayalam new year)4. Onam5. Sankranthi
Malaysia has also immigrants who originally came from:1. Middle East2. Thailand3. Indonesia4. Europeans5. Eurasians• They follow their original Religion.
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