7 steps to rediscover your Malaysian identity on a cultural holiday


Chinese New Year is celebrated throughout Malaysia, but Melaka’s Jonker Street has many special programmes lined up during the festivities. — Filepic

Thinking about reconnecting with your Malaysian roots in 2020? Here are some tips to to get you started on your cultural-expanding adventure.

Start by talking with your family, especially your grandparents and those from the older generation. They would be your greatest repository when it comes to discovering the family’s origins and cultural background. Some important questions to ask cover customs, rituals and dialect phrases that are specific to your family.

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