National Day or also known as Hari Kemerdekaan or Independence Day in Malaysia is celebrated grandly every year at Dataran Merdeka, KL on the 31st of August.
Independence day in Malaysia was achieved with a lot of struggle and endeavor that the Malays of Tanah Melayu at that time had to go through – in order to attain their land back from been colonized by other invading forces. So its actually a celebration of achieving the freedom of Malaysia.
On this day which is a public holiday for all the Malaysians – there will be a variety of shows lined up. Early in the morning itself, the parades will be started where there will be thousand of spectators viewing all the varieties of cultural, traditional and 1Malaysia culture that will be paraded. Besides that, there will also be stage shows, competitions, exhibitions, fireworks and flying of Malaysia flags.