National Holidays in Malaysia in 2015

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Malaysia List of Holidays in Malaysia in 2015

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Thursday Thu New Year's Day Regional Holiday Most states
Saturday Sat Maulidur Rasul National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Wednesday Wed Birthday of the Sultan of Kedah Regional Holiday Negeri Sembilan only. Always celebrated on 14 January
Sunday Sun Birthday of the Sultan of Kedah Regional Holiday Kedah only.
Monday Mon Federal Territory Day Regional Holiday Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya
Tuesday Tue Thaipusam Regional Holiday Several states
Thursday Thu Chinese New Year National Holiday 1st day of 1st lunar month
Friday Fri Chinese New Year Regional Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar month. All states except Kelantan, Terengganu
Wednesday Wed Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan Regional Holiday Terengganu
Sunday Sun Public Holiday Regional Holiday Kelantan. Allow voting in the Chempaka by-election
Monday Mon Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Regional Holiday Johor only
Monday Mon Coronation of the Sultan Regional Holiday Johor only
Friday Fri Good Friday Regional Holiday Sabah and Sarawak
Wednesday Wed Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City Regional Holiday Malacca only
Sunday Sun Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu Regional Holiday Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 26 April
Friday Fri Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Sun Wesak Day National Holiday Birth of Buddha
Monday Mon Wesak Day (in lieu) Regional Holiday Sarawak
Tuesday Tue Public Holiday Regional Holiday Pahang. Allow voting in the Rompin by-election
Wednesday Wed Public Holiday Regional Holiday Perak. Mark the enthronement of Sultan Nazrin Shah
Thursday Thu Public Holiday Regional Holiday Penang. Allow voting in the Permatang Pauh by-election
Thursday Thu The Sultan of Pahang Hol Regional Holiday Pahang
Sunday Sun Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Saturday Sat Isra and Miraj Regional Holiday Kedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan
Sunday Sun Birthday of the Raja of Perlis Regional Holiday Perlis only
Sunday Sun Public Holiday National Holiday Kelantan only. Allow supporters to travel to FA Cup
Saturday Sat Pesta Kaamatan Regional Holiday Sabah and Labuan only
Sunday Sun Pesta Kaamatan Regional Holiday Sabah and Labuan only
Monday Mon Gawai Dayak Regional Holiday Sarawak
Tuesday Tue Gawai Dayak Regional Holiday Sarawak
Saturday Sat Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong National Holiday Kings Birthday. 1st Saturday in June
Monday Mon Public Holiday Regional Holiday Sabah only. Day of mourning for victims of earhquake
Thursday Thu Beginning of Ramadan Regional Holiday Johor, Kedah and Malacca only
Saturday Sat Nuzul Al-Quran Day Regional Holiday All regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak
Tuesday Tue Georgetown Heritage Day Regional Holiday Penang only
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Governor of Penang Regional Holiday Penang only
Friday Fri Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday End of Ramadan
Saturday Sat Hari Raya Aidilfitri National Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Sunday Sun Hari Raya Aidilfitri Regional Holiday Kedah, Kelantan, Johor, Terengganu. Day in lieu
Monday Mon National Day National Holiday Independence Day
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak Regional Holiday Sarawak only
Wednesday Wed Malaysia Day National Holiday Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Thursday Thu Hari Raya Haji National Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Friday Fri Hari Raya Haji Regional Holiday Kelantan, Terengganu only. Second day of Festival of Sacrifice
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Regional Holiday Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October
Friday Fri Melaka Governor's Birthday Regional Holiday Melaka only
Wednesday Wed Awal Muharram National Holiday Hijri New Year
Saturday Sat Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Regional Holiday Pahang only
Sunday Sun Public Holiday Regional Holiday Johor only. To mark JDT's AFC Cup victory
Tuesday Tue Deepavali Regional Holiday The festival of lights. Except Labuan, Sarawak
Wednesday Wed Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Regional Holiday Kelantan only
Thursday Thu Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Regional Holiday Kelantan only. Second day
Wednesday Wed The Sultan of Johor Hol Regional Holiday Johor only
Sunday Sun Birthday of the Sultan of Johor Regional Holiday Johor only
Friday Fri Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Regional Holiday Perak only
Friday Fri Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor Regional Holiday Selangor only. Always celebrated on 11 December
Monday Mon Public Holiday Regional Holiday Selangor only. Winning the Malaysia Cup
Thursday Thu Maulidur Rasul National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Friday Fri Christmas Day National Holiday

Notes

  • National holidays are normally observed by most governmental and private organizations.
  • State holidays are normally observed by certain states in Malaysia or when it is relevant to the state itself.
  • The main holy days of each major religion are public holidays, taking place on either the western calendar or religious ones.

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