We're only a few weeks away till Ramadan! If there's one thing Malaysians miss most is the bustling atmosphere of Ramadan bazaars. While the pandemic has changed the way we celebrate the holy month last year, here's a glimmer of hope that better days are on its way!
Credit: Majlis Keselamatan Negara on Facebook
On 16 March 2021, Malaysia's National Security Council has announced that Ramadan and Aidilfitri bazaars are allowed to operate nationwide under strict SOP and guidelines. The operation hours for Ramadhan bazaars starts from 3PM until 8PM whereas Aidilfitri bazaars can operate from 10AM until 12AM.
Credit: Majlis Keselamatan Negara on FacebookBesides that, terawih prayers in Malaysia are also allowed in congregation at the mosque and surau under strict SOP and guidelines. The number of attendees in a congregation is subject to the state's religious authorities. Stay tuned for more updates on Ramadhan bazaars and terawih prayers in Malaysia during the holy month!
It’s easy to see why Ramadhan bazaars are popular in Malaysia. Brimming with delicious food and lively atmosphere, it leaves us with zero reasons to skip this lively celebration of flavours and friendly folks. While we're waiting for more updates on Ramadhan bazaars in
Malaysia, let's continue to practice physical distancing in public places and stay safe as we persevere through the pandemic together.