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Malaysia ~ Festivals & Special Days 2013 & 2014


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Malaysia is culturally diverse, with many different ethnic groups, and religions. Each observe their unique cultural festivals.
It may not be a public holiday, but nevertheless it is celebrated in its own unique way.

 

Cultural and Religious Festivals & Events as observed in Malaysia
YEAR 2013 ~ 2014

Festival / Event Culture / Religion 2013 2014
Pongal Hindu 14 Jan 14 Jan
Thaipusam* Hindu 27 Jan TBA
Chap Goh Meh Chinese 24 Feb 31 Jan
Ash Wednesday Christian 13 Feb 05 Mac
Maha Shivarathri Hindu 10 Mac 28 Feb
St. Patrick's Day Christian 17 Mac 17 Mac
Nawruz Baha'i 21 Mac 21 Mac
Palm Sunday Christian 24 Mac 13 Apr
Panguni Uthiram Hindu 26 Mac 13 Apr
Good Friday Christian 29 Mac 18 Apr
Easter Christian 31 Mac 20 Apr
Quing Ming Chinese 04 Apr  
Varsha Pirappu
(Tamil New Year)
Hindu 14 Apr 14 Apr
Vaisakhi Sikh 14 Apr 13 Apr
Songkran Festival Thais 13 ~ 15 Apr 13 ~ 15 Apr
Rama Navami Hindu 20 Apr 08 Apr
Kaul Melanau (Sarawak) 24 ~ 28 Apr TBA
Birthday of Tin Hau Chinese 02 May 22 May
Wesak
(Buddha's Birthday)
Buddhist 24 May 13 May
Ascension of Baha'u'llah Baha'i 29 May 29 May
Fifth Moon or Dragon Boat Festival Chinese 12 Jun 02 Jun
Nine Emperor Gods Festival Chinese TBA TBA
San Pedro Fiesta Eurasians (Melaka) 23 ~ 29 Jun 23 ~ 29 Jun
St. Anne's Feast Catholic (Penang) 28 Jul TBA
Hungry Ghost Festival  Chinese 20 Aug 09 Aug
Mid Autumn or Mooncake Festival Chinese 19 Sep 08 Sep
Monkey God Festival Chinese 20 Sep 09 Sep
Birthday of Confucius Chinese 01 Oct 20 Sep
Navaratri Hindu 05 Oct 23 Oct
All Soul's Day Christian 02 Nov 02 Nov
Guru Nanak's Birthday Sikh 17 Nov 06 Nov
Dong Zhi Festival (Winter Solstice) Chinese 22 Dec 22 Dec


* - Date to be confirmed

If the dates listed above is in error or if you can provide an update, please do let us know so that we may correct it

 

PREFERRED LINK

INTERFAITH CALENDAR
For information on dates for various World Religions and Faiths


 



Other Special Days

It may not be a public holiday but nevertheless it is celebrated 

in keeping with the international trend.

 

YEAR 2013
World Religion Day (3rd Sunday in Jan) 20 Jan

Valentines Day

14 Feb

Malaysian Army Day 01 Mac

International Women's Day

08 Mac

Doctor's Day

30 Mac

April Fool's Day

01 Apr

Earth Day

22 Apr

Secretaries Day

24 Apr

Malaysian Navy Day 27 Apr

Mothers Day (2nd Sunday of May)

12 May

Teachers Day 16 May
Malaysian Air Force Day 01 Jun
Race Unity Day (2nd Sunday in Jun) 09 Jun

Fathers Day (3rd Sunday of Jun)

16 Jun

Hari Pahlawan (Warriors Day) 31 Jul

Friendship Day

04 Aug

Grandparent's Day

08 Sept

Malaysian Armed Forces Day 16 Sep
International Day of Peace 21 Sep
World Teachers Day 05 Oct

Bosses Day

16 Oct

United Nations Day 24 Oct

Mother-in Law's Day (4th Sunday of Oct)

27 Oct

Halloween

31 Oct

Universal Children's Day 20 Nov

Thanksgiving Day

28 Nov

UN Human Rights Day 10 Dec


RELATED LINKS


Festivals of Malaysia
Religious and Cultural Festivals and Celebrations of Malaysia - with a mix of different races, religions and culture, Malaysia is rich in its cultural diversity and festivals.

Holidays Year 2013 & 2014
National and State Public Holidays for year 2013 & 2014

Malaysian Calendar Year 2014
Malaysian Calendar 2012 with dates of National / State / School Holidays / Malaysian Cultural Festivals and other special days

Malaysian Calendar Year 2013
Malaysian Calendar 2013 with dates of National / State / School Holidays / Malaysian Cultural Festivals and other special days


 

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