The Matrix of the Modern Malay Culture

coexist pacifique 7As I said yesterday, Malaysia is predominantly an islam country. Though, you will find in the peninsula streets many others communities that brought their culture with them and make them live.

coexist pacifique 1Indians keep rubbing shoulders as they do in the sub-continent.

coexist pacifique 8The Chinese community is free to follow their own celebration dates.

coexist pacifique 6 coexist pacifique 9Even the cosmopolite backpacker culture has its own temples, including reagge music and Bacardi Breezers…

coexist pacifique 2 Even though communities do not seem to mix very much, all of them have embraced the Western World codes…coexist pacifique 4And do not seem afraid to mix cultures. Hereunder, street art features a veiled woman without any complex.coexist pacifique 5

A few days ago, I was in Kota Bharu, North Malaysia, here the Peaceful Coexistence is especially striking.

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Capture d’écran 2014-04-19 à 10.10.43On one side of the road, the “Imam Collection” fashion shop.
On the other side of the road, Levi’s and McDonalds.

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