This year’s Ramadan is unlike any other with the movement control order (MCO) in effect.
Malay-language radio station Suria has launched a slate of Ramadan-themed programmes across different times of the month to help listeners navigate through the changes a little easier.
Insta Bazar Suria (now till May 22)
No physical Ramadan bazaars? No problem. Suria has launched the Insta Bazar Suria campaign which aims to benefit both traders and customers.
Traders need only upload their best buka pausa offerings on Instagram, tag @suriamalaysia and include the hashtag #InstaBazarSuria.
The chosen trader will then be interviewed by deejays Tyzo and Rara on Suria Petang (weekdays, 3pm to 7pm) and on Instagram Live.
As for customers deciding on what sumptuous dishes to break fast to, simply tune into Suria Petang at 4.30pm for its line-up of curated choices.
Insta Bazar Selebriti Suria (now till May 22)
Are your favourite celebrities trying a hand at preparing mouth-watering Ramadan menus?
The celebrity edition of Insta Bazar Suria will see deejay Cik Piah interviewing local artistes on their food business on Muzik Top Suria (weekdays, 1pm to 3pm).
Konsert Akustika Suria Ramadan (now till May 21)
Sit back, relax and listen to a series of acoustic performances of your favourite nasyid songs by top local artistes on youtube.com/user/suriafmtv.
Chit Chat Ramadan Suria (May 19-23)
Wondering how your favourite local celebrities have been celebrating Ramadan? Be sure to check out @suriamalaysia’s Instagram Live as Suria deejays catch up with them.
Kuih Raya Suria (May 11-15)
Are you a kuih raya expert? Participants need to look out for a clue on the day’s kuih raya which will be posted on @suriamalaysia’s Instagram Story.
Then keep an ear out for the cue to call on Gaya Suria (weekdays, 10am to 1pm). The first caller to name it correctly will win a hamper worth RM150.
On May 18, there will be another edition of Kuih Raya Suria held at 9.30pm on Facebook Live (facebook.com/SuriaMalaysia).
Be sure to tune in to find the clue for the day’s kuih raya and share the live session with your friends for a chance to win.
30 Hari 30 Kebaikan (now till May 23)
Discover tips on how to deepen your faith, stay healthy during Ramadan, recipes for sahur and more each day on Suria Malaysia’s social media platforms – Instagram (@suriamalaysia), Twitter (@suria_malaysia) and Facebook (facebook.com/SuriaMalaysia).