LOS ANGELES -This August, come and be apart of the celebrations and happiness that
Merdeka Day has to offer. Cap off an exciting Merdeka Month with Merdeka Day
Celebrations on August 31st in the beautiful city of Putrajaya.

Merdeka Day welcomes in Malaysia‘s 50th anniversary of independence from Britain, but
more importantly, the stupendous and astounding progress Malaysia has achieved over
the years. Merdeka Day is packed with great events that the government has put
together for all to enjoy. Events for the day will include a two-hour parade highlighting
the achievements under all of the past and present Prime ministers as well as another
two-hour large-scale blowout full of festivities.

As quoted by Culture, Arts and Heritage Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim, this
Independence Day celebration will allow everyone to feel ” the spirit of Merdeka in every
sense of the word.” Several world leaders will be welcomed in to experience this
exciting event, including UK’s Prince Andrew and the Duke of York.

Malaysia has opened its arms ready to embrace all visitors with its warm and diverse
blend of Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures. This Merdeka Day will surely be a once in a
lifetime experience that you surely would not want to miss. For more information on
Merdeka Day, please visit www.tourismmalaysiausa.com

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