Malaysia with a total population of 31

Malaysia with a total population of 31.62 million in 2017 (worldometers, 2018) consists of multi-cultural people; Malays, Chinese, Indian, and other indigenous groups such as the Orang Asli, Dayaks, Kadazan Dusun, Melanau, Murut and more. In Malaysia, there is also groups of mixed descent, such as the Eurasians of Portuguese and Baba-Nyonyas (Norhasimah, Tarmiji, & Azizul, 2014; Shahar, 1998).

The difference of ethnics present in Malaysia brought different CH. It does not end at monuments and collections of objects, but it also includes traditions, customs, practices and artistic expressions such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or the knowledge and also skills to produce traditional crafts (UNESCO, 2015; Norhasimah, et al., 2014; Joshi, 2012).

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