|Tuesday||Jan-01||New Year's Day||All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu|
|Monday||Jan-14||Birthday of the Sultan of Negeri Sembilan||Negeri Sembilan only|
|Monday||Jan-21||Thaipusam||Hindu festival. Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor only|
|Friday||Feb-01||Federal Territory Day||Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya only.|
|Tuesday||Feb-05||Chinese New Year||1st day of 1st lunar month|
|Wednesday||Feb-06||Chinese New Year Holiday||2nd day of 1st lunar Except Terengganu|
|Monday||Mar-04||Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan of Terengganu||Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 4 March|
|Saturday||Mar-23||Birthday of the Sultan of Johor||Johor only. Celebrated on 23 March from 2015|
|Wednesday||Apr-03||Isra and Miraj||Kedah, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan only|
|Monday||Apr-15||Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City||Malacca only. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 7 July 2008|
|Friday||Apr-19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday. Sabah, Sarawak only|
|Friday||Apr-26||Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu||Terengganu only. Always celebrated on 26 April|
|Wednesday||May-01||Labour Day||International Workers Day|
|Sunday||May-05||Beginning of Ramadan||Johor, Kedah and Johor, Kedah, Malacca only|
|Tuesday||May-07||The Sultan of Pahang Hol||Pahang only. Marks the death of a state Sultan|
|Friday||May-17||Birthday of the Raja of Perlis||Perlis only. Always celebrated on 17 May|
|Sunday||May-19||Wesak Day||Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May|
|Monday||May-20||Wesak Day Holiday||All regions except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu|
|Tuesday||May-21||Nuzul Quran||All regions except Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah, Sarawak|
|Thursday||May-30||Harvest Festival||Sabah and Labuan only|
|Friday||May-31||Harvest Festival||Sabah and Labuan only|
|Saturday||Jun-01||Harvest Festival||Sarawak only|
|Sunday||Jun-02||Harvest Festival||Sarawak only|
|Wednesday||Jun-05||Hari Raya Aidilfitri||Eid Al-Fitr|
|Thursday||Jun-06||Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday||Second day of holiday for Eid Al-Fitr|
|Sunday||Jul-07||Georgetown Heritage Day||Penang only. Georgetown was given Unesco World Heritage Site status in 2009|
|Saturday||Jul-13||State Public Holiday||Penang only. 2nd Saturday in July|
|Monday||Aug-12||Hari Raya Haji||Festival of Sacrifice|
|Tuesday||Aug-13||Hari Raya Haji Holiday||Kedah, Perlis only. Second day of Festival of Sacrifice|
|Saturday||Aug-31||National Day||Independence Day|
|Sunday||Sep-01||Awal Muharram||Islamic New Year|
|Monday||Sep-09||Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong||King's Birthday. Second Saturday in September|
|Saturday||Sep-14||Birthday of the Governor of Sarawak||Sarawak only. 2nd Saturday in September|
|Monday||Sep-16||Malaysia Day||Became a Federal Holiday in 2010|
|Saturday||Oct-05||Birthday of the Governor of Sabah||Sabah only. 1st Saturday in October|
|Saturday||Oct-12||Melaka Governor's Birthday||Melaka only. 2nd Saturday in October|
|Thursday||Oct-24||Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang||Pahang only. Always celebrated on 24 October|
|Sunday||Oct-27||Deepavali||The festival of lights. Except Sarawak|
|Wednesday||Nov-06||The Sultan of Johor Hol||Johor only. Marks the death of a state Sultan|
|Monday||Nov-11||Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan||Kelantan only. Always celebrated on 11 November|
|Tuesday||Nov-12||Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan||Kelantan only. Second day. Always celebrated on 12 November|
|Wednesday||Nov-27||Birthday of the Sultan of Perak||Perak only. Always celebrated on 27 November|
|Wednesday||Dec-11||Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor||Selangor only. Always celebrated on 11 December|
|Wednesday||Dec-25||Christmas Day||Internationally observed Christian 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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