A state rich in culture

Kitemaker Shafie Jusoh launching the traditional wau bulan at Pantai Geting on the outskirts of Tumpat, Kelantan.

KELANTAN offers a rich culture and tradition, combining not only from its neighbour Thailand but other influences from Chinese, Indian and Javanese.

Malaysian Historical Society Kelantan branch treasurer Noor Azran Mohamad Noor said the state’s culture was mostly influenced by other states, which were portrayed in many of its arts such as Mak Yong traditional dance, Dikir Barat and shadow puppet play (wayang kulit).

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