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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

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Malaysia in 2018

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonJan 01, 2018Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriFeb 16, 2018Feb 16Chinese New Year
SaturdaySatFeb 17, 2018Feb 172nd day of Chinese New Year
FridayFriMar 30, 2018Mar 30Good Friday
TuesdayTueMay 01, 2018May 01Labor day
TuesdayTueMay 29, 2018May 29Waisak Day
FridayFriJun 15, 2018Jun 15Hari Raya Puasa (Day 1)
SaturdaySatJun 16, 2018Jun 16Hari Raya Puasa (Day 2)
SaturdaySatJul 28, 2018Jul 28Agong's Birthday
WednesdayWedAug 22, 2018Aug 22Hari Raya Haji
FridayFriAug 31, 2018Aug 31National Day
WednesdayWedSep 12, 2018Sep 12Muharram / Islamic New Year
SundaySunSep 16, 2018Sep 16Malaysia Day
TuesdayTueNov 06, 2018Nov 06Deepavali / Diwali
TuesdayTueDec 25, 2018Dec 25Christmas Day