Malaysia Holidays 2018
List of Malaysia Holidays 2018 available here. Public Holidays are basically the holidays announced by the government of Malaysia for its citizens. Various federal laws decides the dates of the public holidays in Malaysia. The rule is simple. If a public holiday falls on the working day that is from Monday to Friday then, it becomes a non working day. Offices, schools and other government institutions remain closed. However private businesses like malls, cinema halls etc remains opens.
But in case the public holiday falls on Sunday, then the following day that is Monday is the off day. This applies f0or all state in Malaysia except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu, Here the weekdays starts with Sunday rather than Monday.
Malaysia is one of the most beautiful country in the world to have vacation. As a tourist if you are making plans to visit Malaysia with your friends, family or loved ones then you must have the knowledge of Malaysia Holidays for the year 2018 in advance. As there are times, when you need to visit banks or go to places which are closed on public holidays. So if you have the information in advance, there won’t be any chaos.
Malaysia Public Holidays 2018
If you are living in Malaysia and citizen of Malaysia, then it becomes must that you have the knowledge of Malaysia Public Holidays 2018. It will not only help you in making traveling plans with your friends and family but also provides you with a day off with yourself.
|1 January, 2018||Monday||New Year's Day|
|31 January, 2018||Wednesday||Thaipusam|
|1 February, 2018||Thursday||Federal Territory Day|
|16 February, 2018||Friday||Chinese Lunar New Year's Day|
|17 February, 2018||Saturday||Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year|
|30 March, 2018||Friday||Good Friday|
|13 April, 2018||Saturday||Isra and Mi'raj|
|1 May, 2018||Tuesday||Labour Day|
|16 May, 2018||Wednesday||Ramadan begins|
|29 May, 2018||Tuesday||Wesak Day|
|30 May, 2018||Wednesday||Harvest Festival|
|31 May, 2018||Thursday||Harvest Festival Day 2|
|15 June, 2018||Friday||Hari Raya Puasa Day 1|
|16 June, 2018||Saturday||Hari Raya Puasa Day 2|
|22 August, 2018||Wednesday||Hari Raya Haji|
|31 August, 2018||Friday||Malaysia's National Day|
|8 September, 2018||Saturday||The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday|
|12 September, 2018||Wednesday||Muharram/New Year|
|16 September, 2018||Sunday||Malaysia Day|
|7, November, 2018||Wednesday||Deewali|
|21 November, 2018||Wednesday||The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday|
|25 November, 2018||Tuesday||Christmas Day|
The list of holidays in Malaysia is quite big. There are many festivals when there is public holiday in Malaysia such as Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Hari Raya Haiji, Malaysia Day, etc.
This page contains a national calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Malaysia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.