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Celebrating the Festival of Light @ Embassy of Malaysia

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Dato Sri Hasan Malek, Malaysia’s Ambassador in Phnom Penh. KT Photos: Engly Tuy (Sakura)

The Embassy of Malaysia held its first Deepavali, or Diwali, celebration at Rumah Malaysia (Malaysia House) on the weekend. Deepavali is celebrated by people of the Hindu faith, including Malaysia, where Hinduism is one of the major faiths and is widely practised in the country. Rumah Malaysia also saw the creation of a large “Kolam” made from coloured rice as a sign of living in harmony between man and nature.

Datin Sri Norainee Mohd Yatib and Razlan Ismail.

 

Muhaz Daud, Razlan Ismail, Special Officer to the Ambassador, and Azhan Abrar, First Secretary at the Embassy of Malaysia Phnom Penh.

 

Members of the Ladies Association of the Embassy of Malaysia created the Kolam especially for the celebration.
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