Sunday, October 19, 2008
RITE OF PASSAGE.
Malay cultures have a special celebration for a boy child when they are in childhood. In 10,11, or 12 years old. They be circumcised in this period time. Usually, their parents will do the rite of passage in the village. The boy child participate in a group. This not formal event but very hilarious. Many people celebrate the group of boy child. They like a king in this day, dish up with pulut kuning and delicious food. Before circumcised time, they should bathe in a river. After that, they wear a beautiful clothe like Baju Melayu and parade in a group to be circumcised. This is a traditional culture for circumcised in a village. This culture must be everlasting for a very long time.