What does the perfect
Raya mean to you?
Discover how we can celebrate this Raya with a full heart, for there
is beauty even in adversity.
What makes Raya truly perfect? As we face a very different Syawal, be inspired by Malaysians who found
joy in their Raya, even in less-than-perfect circumstances. Let's reconnect to what matters the most, as
we rediscover why even in an Aidilfitri like no other, #RayaTetapRaya.
Suasana Syawal Sempurna
Experience Aidilfitri through the innocent eyes of little Haziq, who, through the stories of
everyday Malaysians, sees a perfect celebration even in imperfect circumstances.
Joyful Raya Stories
Be inspired by real stories of Malaysians who found joy, no matter what challenges their Raya brought.
CMCO: Homeless in KL celebrate Aidilfitri in the new normal via ‘Jom Raya’ programme
[Malay Mail] This year, Hari Raya is being celebrated differently in line with the movement control order (MCO) which came into force in March to contain the Covid-19 outbreak. Even the homeless are not spared from the Standard...
CMCO food delivery: Let's celebrate Hari Raya with Lontong & Such
[Malay Mail] I'm feeling nostalgic. This weekend, Hari Raya celebrations will kick off. It'll be a subdued affair with the CMCO but in spirit, I'm celebrating albeit a little earlier with lontong. I've got no choice as most eateries...
In Putrajaya, folks celebrate Hari Raya in open air while observing social distancing
[Malay Mail] On a usual day Putrajaya is always busy with the working crowd, but today, residents dressed in their Hari Raya best roamed the administrative capital. It is the first time for many Muslims in the capital that Hari Raya...
CMCO: Joyous rewards await future Hari Raya celebrations, Chong Wei tells Malaysians
[Malay Mail] Former national badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei advised Malaysians who are disappointed with Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak, to be patient. The three-time Olympic...
This year’s celebration is going to be very different but definitely no less memorable
[theSundaily] For Muslims around the globe, this year’s Eid is going to be unlike any other. Under the new normal, congregations are discouraged, get-togethers are discouraged, and families will have to celebrate one...
Yasmin Hani is actively helping single mothers, the homeless and those coping with depression
[theSundaily] Describing the situation around the movement control order (MCO) as “crazy unpredictable”, TV presenter Yasmin Hani, who was juggling various activities at the time of our interview with her...
Ministry prepares 10,500 Raya-Gawai cake boxes
[Borneo Post] A total of 10,500 Sumbangsih Raya-Gawai boxes will be distributed to 23 Covid-19 frontline agencies in Sarawak, says Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development. The recipients will include the Welfare Department..
Malaysia’s first virtual wedding officiated by JAWI during the MCO
[SoyaCincau] The Federal Territories Islamic Religious Department (JAWI) officiated Malaysia’s first virtual ‘akad nikah’ (wedding) on the 18th April 2020. The online ceremony was opted due to the extended Movement Control Order (MCO). The unique ceremony...
Kind Lady Quickly Gets Out Of Car While Waiting At Traffic Light To Offer Food To Elderly Man
[World of Buzz] Kindness can transcend race, religion, gender and any other physical boundaries it faces. One good example of this is an incident that happened at a traffic light in Langkawi. A woman stopped at a red light at the Pokok Asam KFC, Langkawi saw...
The digital difference: Muslims in Malaysia use tech to adapt to Ramadan under MCO
[TheStar] Universiti Malaya student Nurfatihah Noor Azhar Shah is making video calls at least two to three times a day to stay in touch with her family in Penang during Ramadan. She moved out of the Petaling Jaya campus and rented...