Public Holidays in Kedah in 2019

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Isra and Miraj
Isra and Miraj

3 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 15 days. Isra and Mi'raj marks the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Jerusalem an...

Beginning of Ramadan
Beginning of Ramadan

6 May 2019 This Regional holiday is in 48 days. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It is during this month that Muslims...

Wesak Day
Wesak Day

19 May 2019 This National holiday is in 61 days. Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achiev...

kedah, Malaysia National and Regional Public holidays of Kedah, Malaysia in 2019

Sunday January 20 Jan 20 Birthday of the Sultan of Kedah Kedah only
Tuesday February 05 Feb 5 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Wednesday February 06 Feb 6 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Kelantan
Wednesday April 03 Apr 3 Isra and Miraj Kedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan only
Wednesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day International Workers Day
Monday May 06 May 6 Beginning of Ramadan Johor, Kedah and Johor, Kedah, Malacca only
Sunday May 12 May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday May 19 May 19 Wesak Day Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
Wednesday June 05 Jun 5 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Eid Al-Fitr
Thursday June 06 Jun 6 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr
Sunday June 16 Jun 16 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday August 11 Aug 11 Hari Raya Haji Festival of Sacrifice
Monday August 12 Aug 12 Hari Raya Haji Holiday Some states
Saturday August 31 Aug 31 National Day Independence Day
Sunday September 01 Sep 1 Awal Muharram Islamic New Year
Monday September 09 Sep 9 Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong King's Birthday. Second Saturday in September
Monday September 16 Sep 16 Malaysia Day Became a Federal Holiday in 2010
Sunday October 27 Oct 27 Deepavali The festival of lights. Except Sarawak
Saturday November 09 Nov 9 Maulidur Rasul
Wednesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Internationally observed Christian holiday


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • 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.
  • In the states of Kedah, Kelantan, Johor and Terengganu, the weekend is Friday and Saturday. All other states observe a Saturday and Sunday weekend.

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