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Public Holidays in Sabah in 2019

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Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year

5 February 2019 This National holiday is in 19 days. The Chinese New Year is very similar to the Western one, swathed in traditions and rituals

Chinese New Year Holiday
Chinese New Year Holiday

6 February 2019 This Regional holiday is in 20 days. The Chinese New Year is very similar to the Western one, swathed in traditions and rituals

Good Friday
Good Friday

19 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 92 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

sabah, Malaysia National and Regional Public holidays of Sabah, Malaysia in 2019

DayDateHolidayComments
Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu
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
Friday April 19 Apr 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Sabah, Sarawak only
Wednesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day International Workers Day
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
Thursday May 30 May 30 Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
Friday May 31 May 31 Harvest Festival Sabah and Labuan only
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
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
Saturday October 05 Oct 5 Birthday of the Governor of Sabah Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October
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

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public 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.
  • 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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