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Wau bulan is an intricately designed Malaysian moon-kite (normally with floral motifs) that is traditionally flown by men in the Malaysian state of Kelantan. It is one of Malaysia's national symbols, some others being the kris and hibiscus. The reverse side of the fifty-cent coin of Malaysia (1989 series) features an intricately decorated wau bulan with a hummer on top.The logo of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is based on the wau kucing (cat kite).
There are many types of wau in Malaysia, each with its own specialty. Wau kucing (cat kite) and wau merak (peacock kite) are some of the variants
source : Wikipedia
Pak Shafie had dreamed about being a Wau and soaring as high as the Wau he crafts and seeing the world as a Wau would.
The short video below tells Pak Shafie's story.
Pak Shafie at work. Pak means 'uncle' in Malay
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The logo of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is based on the wau kucing (cat kite).