Malaysia Public Holiday Cheat Sheet 2024

Malaysia is a melting pot of cultures – it observes a variety of public holidays throughout the year.

These holidays range from Islamic celebrations like Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Hari Raya Haji, after the completion of the holy month of Ramadan and the pilgrimage to Mecca, to Chinese New Year, an important festival marking the start of the Chinese year, Deepavali, which is celebrated by Hindus and Christmas Day, to name a few.

The country also observes secular holidays such as Merdeka Day (Independence Day) and Malaysia Day.

Each state of Malaysia may also choose to celebrate additional holidays reflecting local significance. Overall, celebrating these holidays provides opportunities for cultural exchange and national unity.

The following poster will provide you a complete list of public holidays celebrated in Malaysia in 2024. The poster also includes information on local holidays celebrated in different states.

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