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Thursday, 3 September 2015
Hi people!! Finally I was in my last entry for this blog task. Thank gods I finally manage to finish my task successfully! Hahaha. So for this last entry I will tell you about 3 famous traditional games that still have in Malaysia.
First is Wau. Wau is the giant size of a kite. It’s about 3.5 meters from the head to the tails. There are many patterns of the Wau but mostly it’s based on the local flora and fauna. This traditional game is popular among people that live in east-cost Malaysia which are Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang. They will flow their Wau after the rice harvest season. Its name is Wau because the shape of the Wau is same with an alphabet in Arab words which is ‘wow’
Secondly is ‘Congkak’. Congkak is consist of one wood that have been decorate nicely with two sides consist of seven or nine holed for both sides. At the end of the wood is called house. There are two houses at the end of both sides of the wood. It is a mathematic games that usually being played by womenfolk in ancient time. Nowadays both genders can play it.
|THE MAN PLAYING GASING|
Thirdly is ‘Gasing’. It is a big spinning with weight approximately 5kg to 10lbs. The step of playing this game is firstly you need to wound the big spinning with rope and then unfurling it on the ground. While it still spinning used a wooden bat with a Centre slit and transferred onto a low post with a metal receptacle. If you are expert in this game, the spinning will spin until 2 hours.
So, my blog is about to end, I hope you enjoy reading my blog. I also hope that you can use all the information if you want to come to visit Malaysia one day. Thanks for always support my blog. When you when I see you. Bye people.
|lyrics Nagaraku song|
Hello my fellow loyal readers! So this is my 14th entry for this blog. If you have read my previous entry, I’m introducing you with the traditional attire, differences in religions, difference in culture and wedding. It is shows that Malaysian has various types of culture and they have to live in one country with many differences. So, the existence of national anthem helps in uniting citizens in Malaysia because they will sing the same song when they are gathering. So today I will explain to you about the history of national anthem of Malaysia which is ‘Negaraku’.
In 1956 every state in the Federation of Malaya has own national anthem. But there is no any song that can represent the identity of Malaya. So, in a year before independence, Tungku Abdul Rahman, Chief Minister and Minister for Home Affairs have decided to build one organization for the purpose of choosing a national anthem for Malaya. In this organization they have conduct a competition worldwide and there are 514 enter the competition worldwide. Sadly, there are no suitable songs for Malaya.
Finally the organization decided to hear all national anthems from those 11 states in the Federation of Malaya. On 5 august 1956, the organization finally chooses Perak National Anthem because of the traditional melody was included in the song. The lyric of Malaya national anthem was written by the judges in the organization including Tengku was involved in making the lyrics. The melody of national anthem is the same as Perak national anthem and Perak state still used it until now. Both of these songs have same melody with a popular Malay song with title ‘Terang Bulan’ or Bright Moon. This song was very popular on the island of Mahé in the Seychelles. This island is the place where the Sultan was living after he had been exile by British colonizes.
On 1993, the government of Malaysia finally approves the re-arrangement of the tempo of the National Anthem into a "fast march" tempo (from 96 beats per minute to 126). During the independence on 31 august 1993, the new version of national anthem of Malaysia was finally being played on that day. Until now there are no changes on the songs and people need to respect the song when it was played.
So people this is the reason why citizen in Malaysia live in peace. They unite for one song and they understand each other because of the song. So people happy reading for my entry. I hope you get some information about nation anthem of Malaysia with title ‘Negaraku’. Okay that all, bye!!