Saturday, April 13, 2013

Malaysian Festivals

Malaysia is a multiracial country, with a great mix of races, religion and culture. As such, there are many festivals being celebrated in Malaysia, some nationwide, while some only in a particular state.

This issue features the 3 main festivals celebrated in Malaysia :

1.  Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, celebrated by the Muslims
2.  Chinese New Year, celebrated by the Chinese
3.  Deepavali, celebrated by the Hindus


Date of Issue : 15 Aug 2006
Postmark : Kuala Lumpur
Denomination : 30 sen, 50 sen and RM1
Stamp Size : 30mm x 40mm
Paper : SPM Watermarked, Phosphor Coated
Printing Process : Lithography


And that explains why there is a handful of public holidays in Malaysia :)

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