How Malaysians can get 'balik kampung' vibe in own district and state


Many Malaysians will celebrate their second Hari Raya away from their hometowns next week. But the festive season can still be enjoyed from wherever you are. - IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

The arrival of Hari Raya after a month of fasting is often made sweeter by the “balik kampung” experience. This is when city dwellers make the trip to their respective hometowns to see their beloved parents, relatives, neighbours and friends.

While the idea of reuniting with loved ones is a heartwarming thought, the reality is that many Malaysians would be staying in their respective cities, districts and states this holiday season to curb the spread of Covid-19.

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