With the Movement Control Order (MCO) still in effect in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Malaysians stuck at home have been unable to resist the allure of creating their own TikTok video or completing one of the many TikTok challenges. TikTok, a short-form video-sharing app, has indeed taken the world—largely forced to stay home—by storm. Young or old, everyone has found a reason to film themselves being silly, outrageous or crazy all for the sake of a TikTok video.
If you’re on TikTok, here are three noteworthy TikTok challenges to try. And if you’ve managed to get through the MCO period TikTok-free, these trending challenges may have you downloading the app after reading this article.
TikTok Challenges Taking Over Malaysia Today
#LepakAtHome – Show How You Lepak and Win Prizes!
@muaz_1510##LepakAtHome ##ajspringbreak ##springbreak during my quarantine daily ✨@imajmitchell♬ Spring Break – AJ Mitchell feat. Rich The Kid
With nearly everyone fighting boredom at home, the #LepakAtHome TikTok challenge is a way for TikTok users in Singapore and Malaysia to win prizes while flexing their creativity.
To join, users must simply record a video of what they do to #LepakAtHome just like Malaysian singer Muaz, who lepaks at home with some singing, snacking and Netflix time. Organized by Sony Music Singapore, the TikTok contest was also a way for them to promote AJ Mitchell’s latest track titled Spring Break. The contest will end on 29th April 2020.
#MalaysiaDanceChallenge – A Showcase of Malaysia’s Colourful Ethnicity
@kenapawakJom tunjukan dekat dunia budaya dekat Malaysia ! Jadikan ni sebagai 1 challenge ##Malaysiadancechallenge ##fypchallenge ##tarinusantara ##fyp♬ Follow me – Kenapawak
A melting pot of cultures, the #MalaysiaDanceChallenge on TikTok is all about embracing the nation’s diversity.
The TikTok challenge is also an entertaining way to rekindle Malaysians’ love and appreciation for their culture. Moreover, it also lets people get some physical activity into their MCO routine.
#Terimakasihhero – A Thank You To Frontliners
@syoksyoksyokShow your ❤️ & support to our frontliners with the hashtag ##TKH ##TerimaKasihHero and be featured! @myhaowan @bellebong♬ original sound – SYOK
While the majority of Malaysians are safe at home, many are putting their lives at risk as they battle the COVID-19 virus in the frontline. Through the #terimakasihhero challenge, TikTok users can thank frontliners and express their gratitude for their service, dedication and diligence.
TikTok users who want to show their love and support to frontliners simply need to film themselves performing a short dance routine. Alternatively, users may also post a photo or video of themselves showing the heart sign.
#DontRushChallenge – Look Your Best in Seconds!
@yanakhai##dontrushchallenge with siblings and in laws♬ original sound – Att Yusof
Everyone may be stuck at home but that’s no reason not to film yourself getting ready to go out. The viral TikTok challenge is all about showing your transformation in seconds.
Videos start with users looking unkempt in their home outfit. A swing of a makeup brush or a towel later and they’re dressed in their best. Fun and entertaining, the challenge also gives a peek into one’s different personas.
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