The most exciting holiday – Hari Raya Aidilfitri is coming soon! We have written an article that mentioned the origin and the purpose of the festival in 2017, in case you missed it, let’s go to this link: https://topnotchgroup.com.my/riang-raya/
Now, let’s talk about the exciting things that we can expect in this coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri!
#1 Quality Time with Family
Hari Raya is all about the love within every family. This year, the holiday falls on Friday, which means everyone can enjoy a long weekend even you never apply for leave. Let’s make use of the long weekend to spend quality times with your family or visit your relatives!
Especially for those who work outstation, let’s travel back home to spend time with your parents, grandparents and siblings. Cook a meal for your family, sit down and eat together, catch up with each other and perhaps watch some movies together.
Fill yourself up with love for this Raya!
#2 Best Time to Makan Angin
Since there is a long weekend, some companies are giving extra holidays for Raya, and the government is giving 50% discounts for all tolls in Malaysia on Wednesday and Thursday, why not go for a getaway trip? Escape from the notorious heat by visiting cool destinations like Bukit Tinggi, Cameron Highlands, Fraser’s Hill, Genting Highlands, Bukit Larut, and many more to choose!
It’s never too late to plan a vacation even if you want to travel abroad. Nowadays technologies enable us to book our flight ticket and hotel at last minute in a few clicks. Let’s utilize the long weekend and all the holiday promos to go on an exotic trip without breaking a bank!
#3 Massive Traffic Jam
If you’re in the Team ‘Driving Back to Kampung’, you will be experiencing a massive traffic jam. Therefore, make sure your car is in good condition before the long-haul drive. For car owners who haven’t change your airbags that being recalled, you should consider some alternative ways of travelling back home. Like mentioned by the Prime Minister and Minister of Transport in the video below, you must prioritize your safety because your family is waiting for you at home.
#4 Extra Pounds to be Gained
Hari Raya means endless feast. So, expect a rounder you after the holiday ended! There are so many delicious Raya food to be enjoyed, especially all the mouthwatering kuih and cookies for the sweet tooth!
Can you recognize all the Kuih Raya? Challenge the quiz below to see how many points you can get:
#5 Open House Everywhere!
One of the great things about Hari Raya Aidilfitri is there will be a lot of Open Houses (Rumah Terbuka). Business and Political organisations will hold open house events to invite public to celebrate the festival. Among all the Rumah Terbuka this year, the most eye-catching one is the State-Level Raya Open House by State Government of Perak. The buffet is going to take place at the Movie Animation Park Studio (MAPS), the fun and exciting theme park in Ipoh! Bring your kids to the theme park to have fun and grab a free dinner at the Open House buffet!
Hope you have a happy holiday and wish all our Muslim friends Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri!