18 Hari Raya videos you shouldn’t miss watching this year (UPDATED)

Best Hari Raya videos 2017
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Malaysia is undeniably a beautiful and unique country–a melting pot of different cultures, ethnicity and heritage. Our Malaysian-ness is seen every day in the way we talk, eat (and talk about food), drive, react to sport, just to name a few. What’s special is also our celebration of festivals, be it Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Deepavali, Keaamatan/Gawai, or Christmas. During every single major celebration, it’s almost a tradition for brands to conjure up festive videos, TVCs and short films to capture the spirit of the festival.

Thanks to Petronas (here’s remembering the late Yasmin Ahmad) who set a benchmark in producing heart-wrenching festive TVCs, we now consistently get some brilliant homegrown productions.

Now that it’s Hari Raya season, there’s a slew of notable, inspiring and highly sharable Hari Raya-themed videos and TVCs. Some tickle the funny bone, many heart-wrenching and tear-jerking, and others a clever combination of both.

I’ve compiled a list of the best ones you shouldn’t miss, plus a few notable oddballs as well. For obvious reasons, I have not included Watson’s controversial ad in this list.

Listed in no particular order.

UPDATED with a new entry from Telekom Malaysia, MAB, Setia and HyppInspirasi.

The first 8 Hari Raya videos

*NEW* Telekom Malaysia: “Misteri Kg Baru 311?”

*NEW* Malaysia Airlines: #RayaAroundTheWorld

*NEW* Setia: “Hati Dibuka Kasih Dikongsi

*NEW* HyppInspirasi: #PengorbananAyah

U Mobile: #MaafkanKami


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CIMB: “Linah”

TNB: “Dugaan Raya Aida” #DugaanRaya

Astro Gempak: “Kisah Benar Adli: Dari Hari Ayah”

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Audi: “Nak Ikut Boleh Tak?”

Digi: “Kasih sayang adalah duit raya terbaik”


KFC: “Joget Abah”

BSN: “Selamat-kan Hari Raya”

MYNIC: “Lagi-lagi Bahulu Mak” #lagilagiabahulumak


Yeo’s: “Diari Ramadhan Opah” #DiariRamadhanOpah

MyEG: “Gitar Buruk”

100 Plus: “Aktifkan Ramadanmu”

Poslaju: “Tepung Pelita Untuk Abah”

The Balangs Cookies: “Balang”

For me, it’s hard to pick the winner and besides this isn’t a competition. But if I had to choose a handful, it’s a close race between TNB, CIMB, Digi, Telekom, MAB, Astro Gempak and U Mobile.

What do you think? Which video is your favourite Hari Raya video? Is there any more I’ve missed? Hit the comments below. Thanks for watching, and don’t forget to share!

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