MalaysiaCULTURAL DIVERSITY Done by: Fahed AlHashmi Mohammed Ahmed Alawlaqi Teacher’s name : Alix sodlow
Content Introduction Brief history of Malaysia DEMOGRAPHICS ETHNIC GROUPS Culture diversity the integration and assimilation
Introduction history ofMalaysia POPULATION COMPRISES ETHNIC GROUPS. 137 LIVING LANGUAGES ARE SPOKEN ISLAM IS THE OFFICIAL RELIGION. HINDUISM AND BUDDHISM EXITS. EARLIER IT WAS KNOWN AS MALAY KINGDOM.
Brief history Cultures have always been meeting and mixing types in Malaysia since the very starting of its history. And around more than fifteen hundred years ago, A Malay kingdom in the Bujang Valley did welcome the traders from India and China. And with the arrival of silks and gold, Hinduism and Buddhism also came into Malaysia. And around thousands of years later, the Arab traders arrived in the city of Malacca and brought with them the ideologies and the practices of the religion Islam. And by that time the Portuguese came in Malaysia, their empire which they had encountered was much more than the cosmopolitan.
Ethnic group Thepopulation of Malaysia consists of three main ethnic groups—Malays, Chinese, and peoples of the South Asian subcontinent. Malays and other indigenous groups are known as Bumiputras ("sons of the soil").
DEMOGRAPHICS ETHNIC GROUPS Malays and other indigenous groups (Bumiputras) 10% Chinese 8% persons of Indian24% 58% descent Other
Culture diversity Language Food Holidays and Ceremonial traditions
language The national language is Bahasa Malaysia the other languages spoken by different ethnic groups School language Business language
Food the food too is a fantastically varied blend of Chinese, Indian, European and other influences
Holidays and Ceremonialtraditions Malaysia has one of the highest numbers of public holidays in the world it’s not one culture, but many- Malay, Chinese, Indian, hints of a bygone colonial age
the integration andassimilation levels of thedifferent ethnic groups Immigration Prejudice racism