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Finding the perfect Hari Raya Gift

Hari Raya in Malaysia. We see it; we smell it and we most definitely indulge in it. From the food preparations, the fireworks that encompass the sky, to the warm company of our families and friends; Hari Raya is one of the most important occasions celebrated by Muslims all over the world. In Kuala Lumpur, the marking of the end of the month-long fasting is spent with exactly that. And the right Hari Raya Gift is part of it.


Raya Chest - RM249


The month of Ramadan represents one of many things. It is a month that does not solely signify the act of fasting, but ultimately embodies kindness, human equality and compassion within and beyond the Muslim community. It teaches the modules of charity. It allows a window for many to deliver charitable love amongst one another – and in many ways, incites us to confront our wrongdoings and encourages forgiveness.


For the Muslims of the world, the festive Eid al-Fitr is the most magnificent celebration to end the month-long fasting period. It sees men, women and children dressed in beautiful garments, old and new. It sees the love and appreciation shared between families. It is a day where the utmost respect is acknowledged from the perspectives of children to their parents and the elderly. And most importantly, it is a day that the large majority of us the luck we truly possess for having food, shelter and unconditional love at our disposal.


Malaysia, being one of many Muslim countries, celebrates Hari Raya with many religious rituals performed the evening prior. The evening before Hari Raya Aidilfitri is filled with religious chants from respective mosques. The morning of Hari Raya is occupied with asking for forgiveness from parents and the elderly. The afternoons are mostly filled with entertaining guests at open houses. And the evenings see the sky fortified with firecrackers and sparklers, and the ambiance filled with beautiful music and the laughter of families and friends.


Throughout Malaysia, Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a colourful and love binding festivity. The ‘balik kampung’ spirit perseveringly reminds us of the importance of our families and our other important relationships. For non-Muslims, Hari Raya is likewise a national celebration, and an opportunity to express our appreciation for one another with the traditional hamper gifting and the heartwarming visits to the homes of their fellow Muslim friends to indulge in the joyful celebration that inevitably involves a series of divine local cuisines.


In Malaysia, the act of sending gift hampers inclusive of flowers, food and other gift offerings is not an uncommon practice. In a multi-cultural country such as Malaysia, such hampers are distributed during its many festive seasons including Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Aidilfitri, and last but not least, Deepavali. Be it amongst corporate entities or personal friendships and relationships, the delivering of gift hampers is a respected gesture of appreciation and kindness, which encompasses the essence of Malaysia’s beautiful culture and its many festivities.

Hand made by Lavand - Oriental Delights - RM485

For flower companies and hamper gifting businesses, national holidays such as Chinese New Year, Hari Raya and Deepavali are peak times for their local industries. The busy atmosphere that fills the workshops of florists, hamper makers and gift wrappers overrides any other responsibilities throughout such peak seasons. From the personalization of gifts to the aesthetic nature of flower designing, flowers and gift hampering are unmistakably a forever-prominent however occasionally challenging job in Malaysia during festive seasons.


At Flower Chimp, we offer a comprehensive variety of Hari Raya specials within our gift hampers. We strive for time efficiency in our deliveries, and the utmost satisfaction from our Malaysian customers. A festive celebration such as Hari Raya is not thoroughly fulfilled without the beautiful gift hampers that we have to offer. With the same-day before 12 delivery option that is available to all our Malaysian customers, a promise that the beauty of our gift hampers and the efficiency in the time they are delivered, is a promise that will be sure to be kept.

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