Chinese New Year is one of Malaysia’s biggest holidays. Though the date changes each year, the way the festival is celebrated remains the same: unmarried relatives receive ang pows (money in red packets), families have reunion dinners and some people have huge feasts with lion or dragon dances.
How do you say Happy Chinese New Year in Malaysia?
You can wish Happy New Year to your Malaysian friends by saying Selamat Tahun Baru!
When Did Chinese New Year and Hari Raya together?
New Year and Hari Raya Adifilitri came very close to each other in 1996, 1997, and 1998 (See Table 1).
What are some Chinese New Year traditions?
The main Chinese New Year activities include 1) putting up decorations, 2) eating reunion dinner with family on New Year’s Eve, 3) firecrackers and fireworks, and 4) giving red envelopes and other gifts.