Kota Baharu Local Customs

  • Prayers
    Prayers
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  • Oh Behave! Baby!!!
    Oh Behave! Baby!!!
    by muddybok
  • Rebana Ubi (giant gong) performance
    Rebana Ubi (giant gong) performance
    by mansionion

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    No Shagadelic!!

    by muddybok Updated Sep 3, 2005

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    Oh Behave! Baby!!!

    In the State of Kelantan, you don't call any young girls baby. You don't shag now nor shag later.

    What you see in Austin Powers the movie, you must forget entirely and you don't practice them here.

    You have the right to remain sexy, sugar. But you can't just dress like Foxxy and walking on the street without getting into trouble. Pity!!

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    Islamic State

    by muddybok Updated Sep 1, 2005

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    Prayers

    The state is populated mostly by Malays and Bumiputeras, with only tiny factions of Chinese and Indian residents. Kelantan in fact is the main driving force for traditional Islam in modern Malaysia.

    However, I think Kelantan’s governing leaders are to idealistic about building a strong Muslim ideal in the state.

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    Different counters to pay.

    by yuet29 Updated Apr 11, 2005

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    Note that there are different counters for different genders to pay in Kelantan supermarket.

    It is shown on a sign whether for male or female to queue. However, in daily life, there is no different from Kelantan to the other states in Malaysia. Both gender can still communicate in the public, sit and walk together.

    What surprise me is, couples before marriage can also hold hands.. no restriction at all.. seems like we heard too much rumour about a muslim state.

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    A town without cinema..

    by yuet29 Written Oct 9, 2004

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    Yes, there is no cinema in Kota Bharu. I was asking if I can catch a movie in KB, but my friend told me there is no cinema in KB.

    They explained, if there were to be a cinema constructed, it has to be compartmentalize into two, one for male and the other for female. To save the trouble, as well dont build a cinema..

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    Rebana Ubi

    by mansionion Written Jun 30, 2005

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    Rebana Ubi (giant gong) performance

    Rebana Ubi (giant gong) performance is a local custom in Kelantan and Kota Baharu. The performance is normally held to welcome visitors.

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