Public holidays are usually non-working days during the year established by law. In general, these are days of celebration, like the anniversary of a significant historical event, or they can be religious celebrations. Some countries have national laws that make some or all public holidays paid holidays, while in some, there are no such laws. In these cases, many firms provide days off as paid or unpaid holidays. Here you can find the public holidays of Malaysia in 2021.
Public Holidays for Malaysia
|New Year’s Day||Friday, January 01, 2021|
|Chinese New Year||Friday, February 12, 2021|
|Chinese New Year Holiday||Saturday, February 13, 2021|
|Nuzul Al-Quran||Thursday, April 29, 2021|
|Labour day||Saturday, May 01, 2021|
|Hari Raya Aidilfitri||Thursday, May 13, 2021|
|Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday||Friday, May 14, 2021|
|Wesak Day||Wednesday, May 26, 2021|
|Agong’s Birthday||Monday, June 07, 2021|
|Hari Raya Haji||Tuesday, July 20, 2021|
|Awal Muharram||Tuesday, August 10, 2021|
|Merdeka Day||Tuesday, August 31, 2021|
|Malaysia Day||Thursday, September 16, 2021|
|Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday||Tuesday, October 19, 2021|
|Deepavali||Thursday, November 04, 2021|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25, 2021|
Tip: How to use the public holidays to your advantage:
- When a public holiday is set on a friday, take the monday off and enjoy an extended week-end (or viceversa).
- If a public holiday is set in the middle of the week, take the remaining days off, and benefit of a small vacation by using fewer paid leave days.
- When two public holidays are very close together, take off the days between them for a little recreation time.