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The next public holiday in Malaysia is

29th October, ThursdayProphet Muhammad's Birthday

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Malaysia in 2020

WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
SaturdaySatJan 25, 2020Jan 25Chinese New Year
MondayMonJan 27, 2020Jan 272nd day of Chinese New Year
SaturdaySatFeb 08, 2020Feb 08Thaipusam (Many Regions)
FridayFriApr 10, 2020Apr 10Good Friday
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Labor day
ThursdayThuMay 07, 2020May 07Waisak Day
SundaySunMay 10, 2020May 10Nuzul Al-Quran (Many Regions)
SundaySunMay 24, 2020May 24Hari Raya Puasa (Day 1)
MondayMonMay 25, 2020May 25Hari Raya Puasa (Day 2)
TuesdayTueMay 26, 2020May 26Hari Raya Puasa Holiday
SaturdaySatJun 06, 2020Jun 06Agong's Birthday
FridayFriJul 31, 2020Jul 31Hari Raya Haji
ThursdayThuAug 20, 2020Aug 20Awal Muharram
MondayMonAug 31, 2020Aug 31National Day
WednesdayWedSep 16, 2020Sep 16Malaysia Day
ThursdayThuOct 29, 2020Oct 29Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
SaturdaySatNov 14, 2020Nov 14Deepavali / Diwali
FridayFriDec 25, 2020Dec 25Christmas Day

Public Holidays in Malaysia

Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Thursday Oct 29, 2020

The upcoming Malaysia holiday Prophet Muhammad's Birthday is in 35 days from today.

Deepavali / Diwali

Deepavali / Diwali

Saturday Nov 14, 2020

The upcoming Malaysia holiday Deepavali / Diwali is in 51 days from today.

Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Friday Dec 25, 2020

The upcoming Malaysia holiday Christmas Day is in 92 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Malaysia Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Malaysia which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Malaysia holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Malaysia public holidays are categorized into two, National and state level. National holidays are observed nationally. Government entities, schools, and businesses are closed during these holidays. Workers are given a paid day off. State level holidays, on the other hand, are observed by individual states, and it's usually an important event for the state alone.

More than half of the state citizens are of the Muslim religion. For this reason, most religious holidays are based on the Islamic faith. Ramadan holy month is celebrated just like any other Muslim nation. At the end of Ramadan, Muslims hold Eid-ul-Fitr to mark the end of the sacred month. The days are graced with lots of feasting. Eid-ul-Fitr is not only a day to celebrate the end of Ramadan in Malaysia, but it is also the day people unite and help those that have different problems.

A few Christians in Malaysia are entitled to celebrate Good Friday and Easter Sunday / Easter Monday. The most celebrated holiday is Christmas which is celebrated Nationwide. Buddhists celebrate Wesak to pay tribute to the birth of Lord Buddha.

Amongst the public holidays celebrated in Malaysia is the Chinese New Year. This is the only holiday that is accorded two days of celebrations. It is the most colorful festival with stunning red paintings across the nation.

Malaysia Day is the most celebrated national holiday. In remembrance of the establishment of the Malaysian Federation, people congregate nationwide to celebrate the day as they mark it with colorful paintings, traditional dances and arts, and military parade.