The first week of Ramadhan has already passed. How have you guys been? I hope, we’re all getting whatever that we aim to achieve in this Holy month. 3 more weeks to greet Syawal. How’s your preparation? I gotta admit though, I actually dislike Syawal. In order to welcome Syawal, you have to prepare everything to celebrate the 30 days of fasting. It is very time and money consuming even though I know, it actually doesn’t have to be that way. I honestly prefer if we can just puasa for a month and only celebrate it for a day, which is only on the 1st of Syawal. Then, the next day, we just chill at home with family, eating raya food and watch raya programs on TV. Mcm Aidiladha la.. Sempoi je. But since we can’t, since there are gonna be open houses to attend (or even to host!), friends and relatives to visit, places to go and etc, we have to, I repeat, HAVE TO, make baju raya for those events. Not just for baju raya, but us girls, tudung raya, kasut raya, handbag raya, jewellery raya, sekarang ni nail raya pulak with homemade inai, contact lens raya jugak maybe.. Macam2!
So, yesterday I went to this Karnival Teratak Glam Raya which is organised by Hanis Zalikha, to do some raya shopping. This year, I’ve been twice to this kind of events. The other was hosted by Vendeur, a month ago in the same place. This Glam event was a lil bit more interesting because you also get to see other Malay celebrities opening their booths, selling their preloved items, like Lisa Surihani, Liyana Jasmay, AwalScha, Elfira etc.
I went to this carnival with my sister and my niece. Just the three of us. Hubby didn’t go because he said there was nothing for him there. Yeah okay. As you can see, the place was really really crowded. 11 a.m. and onwards, people were starting to flood in and it was kinda difficult to stop at certain booths because people kept pushing you, unless, you move to the side and squeezed yourself into the booths. It was not as crowded as Vendeur tho, because if I’m not mistaken, this event was only joined by 200 vendors compared to 400 at Vendeur Festival last time. However, when an event is also participated by celebrities, paham-paham sajoooo lah yoo.. Some of the aisles were blocked by people who wanted to take a peek at the celebs but too shy to ask for a photograph. So, diorang berdiri je la kat situ ramai2 and caused the traffic jam. So in order to move, you have to squeeze in yourself between the queues and crowd. Orang raba kau, kau raba orang. Gitu laa.. Haha
Saw other celebrities too like Awal and Diana Danielle but we didn’t stop for pictures, instead heading straight to the entrance. Kepala ingat nak balik je time tu, exhausted.
There… My raya shopping, done! Only for myself tho. Hubby still hasn’t done his part. Ladies first, words of a gentleman. Hihi