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Malaysia Public and School Holidays 2008

Posted by on Nov 10th, 2007
Filed Under: General

National Public Holidays | State Public Holidays | School Holidays

National Public Holidays 2008

1 January (Tues) New Year’s Day **
10 January (Thurs) Awal Muharam (Maal Hijrah)
7 & 8 February(Thurs & Fri) Chinese New Year
20 March (Thurs) Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
1 May (Thurs) Labour Day
19 May (Mon) Wesak Day
7 June (Sat) Birthday of SPB Yang di-Pertuan Agong
31 August (Sun) National/Merdeka Day
1 & 2 October (Wed & Thurs) Hari Raya Puasa *
27 October (Mon) Deepavali *
8 December (Mon) Hari Raya Qurban
25 December (Thurs) Christmas Day
29 December (Mon) Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

* – Subject to confirmation

State Public Holidays 2008

** 1 January (except Kedah, Perlis Kelantan & Terengganu) New Year’s Day
1 January (Kedah, Perlis Kelantan & Terengganu only) Hari Raya Qurban (2nd Day)*
20 January ( Kedah only ) Birthday of Sultan Kedah
23 January ( Johor, N.Sembilan, Perak, Penang & Selangor only ) Thaipusam Festival
1 February ( Federal Territory Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya only ) Federal Territory Day
4 March ( Terengganu only ) Anniversary of Installation of Sultan Terengganu
21 March ( Sabah & Sarawak only ) Good Friday
30 & 31 March ( Kelantan only ) Birthday of Sultan Kelantan
8 April ( Johor only ) Birthday of Sultan Johor
15 April ( Melaka only ) Declaration of Melaka as a Historical City
19 April ( Perak only ) Birthday of Sultan Perak
7 May ( Pahang only ) Hol Day of Pahang
17 May ( Perlis only ) Birthday of Raja Perlis
30 & 31 May ( Federal Territory Labuan & Sabah only ) Harvest Festival
1 & 2 June (Sarawak only ) Dayak Festival
9 July ( Johor only ) Hol Day of Almarhum Sultan Johor
12 July ( Penang only ) Birthday of Yang di-Pertua Negeri Pulau Pinang
19 July ( Negeri Sembilan only ) Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Negeri Sembilan
20 July ( Terengganu only ) Birthday of Sultan Terengganu
30 July ( Kedah, N.Sembilan & Perlis only ) Israk and Mikraj
1 September ( Johor, Kedah & Melaka only ) Awal Ramadan *
13 September ( Sarawak only ) Birthday of T.Y.T Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak
16 September ( Sabah only ) Malaysia Day & Birthday of Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sabah
17 September ( Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor & Terengganu only ) Nuzul Quran
11 October ( Melaka only ) Birthday of Yang di-Pertua Negeri Melaka
24 October ( Pahang only ) Birthday of Sultan Pahang
9 December ( Kedah & Perlis only ) Hari Raya Qurban (2nd Day)
11 December ( Selangor only ) Birthday of Sultan Selangor

Note:
* Subject to confirmation

Where a holiday falls on a weekly rest day (Fridays or Sundays as the case may be), the following day will be substituted as a Public Holiday; and if such following day is also a Public Holiday, then the next day following it shall be a Public Holiday

School Holidays 2008

8 – 16 March 2008 (1-Week)
* (7 – 15 March 2008)
24 May 2008 to 8 June 2008 (2-Weeks)
* (23 May 2008 to 7 June 2008)
16 – 24 August 2008 (1-Week)
* (15 – 23 August 2008)
15 November 2008 to 4 January 2009
* (14 November 2008 to 3 January 2008)

For all states in Malaysia (* for Kedah, Kelantan & Terengganu only)

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3 Responses »

  1. walao eh, this kind of info u also got arr? kheng wor~ hei pk tan, i shall write about yo site after spending more time on yo other posts, will update to u asap.

  2. Perfect!! Thank you so much! This helps my friends and I to be able to plan better 🙂

    That’s a great community service, thank you again 😉

  3. Thank you for the info as i have to plan holidays early. Truly appreciate the service.

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