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NATIONAL DAY IN MALAYSIA

When is National Day in Malaysia in 2019?

National Day in Malaysia in 2019 is on the Saturday, 31st of Aug (8/31/2019).

National Day in Malaysia is on the 243st day of 2019. There are 122 days left in the year.

National Day in Malaysia Facts

  • Date: Aug 31, 2019
  • National
  • Also Called: 31st August
  • Celebrations: Parades
National Day in Malaysia

The National Day in Malaysia is celebrated every year on the 31st of August in honor of the birthday of the nation. On 31st August, 1957, Malaysia gained its independence from British colonial rule and became an independent country.

The National Day in Malaysia is celebrated in a grand style at Kuala Lumpur. This national festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm in all over the country. The Jalur Germilang (The Malaysian Flag) is hoisted throughout the country. On this day many political leaders appear at the public events and talk about the nation's heritage, laws, history, people, about recent events and future projects.

The National Day is considered as a Public Day with outings, picnics and lots of outdoor events like parades, air shows, fireworks and musical concerts. Parades generally occur in the morning and the fireworks occur in the evening.  

The people of Malaysia proudly fly their Flag, sing songs and enjoy the day with their friends and families.

National Day in Malaysia Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Sun
  • Aug 31, 2008
  • National Day
  • Mon
  • Aug 31, 2009
  • National Day
  • Tue
  • Aug 31, 2010
  • Fri
  • Aug 31, 2012
  • National Day
  • Sat
  • Aug 31, 2013
  • Sun
  • Aug 31, 2014
  • Mon
  • Aug 31, 2015
  • Wed
  • Aug 31, 2016
  • Thu
  • Aug 31, 2017
  • Fri
  • Aug 31, 2018
  • Sat
  • Aug 31, 2019

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Malaysia in 2019

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 21, 2019Jan 21Thaipusam (Many Regions)
TuesdayTueFeb 05, 2019Feb 05Chinese New Year
WednesdayWedFeb 06, 2019Feb 062nd day of Chinese New Year
FridayFriApr 19, 2019Apr 19Good Friday
WednesdayWedMay 01, 2019May 01Labor day
SundaySunMay 19, 2019May 19Waisak Day
TuesdayTueMay 21, 2019May 21Nuzul Al-Quran (Many Regions)
WednesdayWedJun 05, 2019Jun 05Hari Raya Puasa (Day 1)
ThursdayThuJun 06, 2019Jun 06Hari Raya Puasa (Day 2)
MondayMonAug 12, 2019Aug 12Hari Raya Haji
SaturdaySatAug 31, 2019Aug 31National Day
SundaySunSep 01, 2019Sep 01Muharram / Islamic New Year
MondayMonSep 09, 2019Sep 09Agong's Birthday
MondayMonSep 16, 2019Sep 16Malaysia Day
SundaySunOct 27, 2019Oct 27Deepavali / Diwali
SundaySunNov 10, 2019Nov 10Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2019Dec 25Christmas Day