CULTURE - Malaysian and Singaporean

From performing arts to cusines, and dance forms to music, Asian culture is refreshingly vibrant. If you love culture, you are bound to love Asia. Malaysian and Singaporean culture is full of life and colour. Malaysian culture comes directly from the tribes that first inhabitated Malaysia. Whereas the Singaporean culture is an amalgamation of many cultures. Join Asian Inspirations as we find out all there is to know about the rich and enticing Malaysian and Singaporean traditions.
What is Yu Sheng and Why is it Considered Lucky

What is Yu Sheng and Why is it Considered Lucky

The combining of all the ingredients in a big bowl and everyone at the table tossing the salad simultaneously using a pair of chopsticks and saying lucky words is known to bring good luck on the 7th day of the new year.
Why do Muslims Fast during Ramadan?

Why do Muslims Fast during Ramadan?

Malaysian festivals are aplenty. Ramadan is the holy month, where Muslims fast for an entire month. 61% population residing in Malaysia follow Islam as a religion.
Hari Merdeka – Celebrating the Spirit of Free Malaysia

Hari Merdeka – Celebrating the Spirit of Free Malaysia

31st August is marked as a day filled with zest and pomp in every Malaysian calendar. Hari Merdeka or Independence Day is celebrated with a lot of revelry and gusto.
5 Important Festivals and Celebrations in Malaysia

5 Important Festivals and Celebrations in Malaysia

Malaysia is a melting pot of cultures. Malaysian culture is multi-faceted, each of these facets is adorned with festivals and celebrations of its own.
10 Interesting Cultural Facts about Orang Asli

10 Interesting Cultural Facts about Orang Asli

The Orang Asli are one of the indigenous ethnics, with its majority living in suburban and remote areas of Peninsular Malaysia ( Terengganu and Kelantan).
Orang Asli – The Original People of Malaysia

Orang Asli – The Original People of Malaysia

The Orang Asli meaning ‘original people’ are the original inhabitants of the Malaysian land. They are believed to have entered this land 6000 8000 years back.
Peranakan Clothing – A Unique Blend of Cultural Influences

Peranakan Clothing – A Unique Blend of Cultural Influe ...

The Peranakan clothing has its origins from both the Chinese and the Malays. While fashion was an important aspect, their costumes remained practical.
10 Unique Facts about the Peranakan Culture

10 Unique Facts about the Peranakan Culture

The Peranakans culture is unique in its own ways with a heritage that dates back to the 15th century. Their customs, traditions and practices all have a meaning and significance.
All You Wanted to Know About the Peranakans

All You Wanted to Know About the Peranakans

The Peranakans are an integral part of Malaysia’s ethnic landscape. They are known for a rich cultural past and also for their unique architectural styles that incorporates the aesthetic aspects perfectly.
4 Must Buy Things in Malaysia

4 Must Buy Things in Malaysia

Malaysia is a country where you can shop till you drop. With these 4 Must Buy things in Malaysia, you are bound to be spoilt for choice in its malls and lanes!
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