Maldives Culture and Custom

The official language of the Maldives is Dhivehi. Maldives National Day is on July 26 every year. The Maldives adopts Islam as the state religion and Maldivians celebrate Muslim holidays and follow the Islamic calendar. The residents on the island do not eat pork or drink alcohol. Women must wear long skirts and men cannot wear shorts. It is illegal to swim naked in the Maldives. Due to religious habits, Maldivians do not eat pork and do not drink alcohol. The most widely known form of music in the Maldivian tradition is the Bodu Beru. Bodu Beru is a dance song that starts with a slow tempo and has a frenetic beat. Here collects some information of culture of the Maldives for your reference.