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Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Ringgit (MYR)
  • Banks are open on the second and the fourth Saturday of the month.
    Internet domain: .my - telephone code: +60 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +8 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 2023New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)Secular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 2023Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Sunday January 22, 2023Chinese New YearSecular holiday
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    Monday January 23, 2023Chinese New YearSecular holiday
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    Tuesday January 24, 2023Chinese New YearSecular holiday
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    Wednesday February 1, 2023Federal Territory Day (Kuala, Lumpur and Labuan)Secular holiday
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    Sunday February 5, 2023Thaipoosam CavadeeHinduism
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    Wednesday March 1, 2023Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF)Tradeshows
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    Tuesday March 14, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Wednesday March 22, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday April 5, 2023MIHASTradeshows
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    Sunday April 9, 2023Nuzul al Qu'ran - Revelation of the Quran (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Saturday April 22, 2023Hari Raya PuasaMuslim, Sufi
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    Sunday April 23, 2023Hari Raya PuasaMuslim, Sufi
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday May 4, 2023Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha BuchaBuddhism (Theravada)
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    Tuesday May 23, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday : Except in Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Telengganu

    Beginning of school year

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    School holidays : Www.moe.gov.my
    Applies to Group B (Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, Malacca, Johore, Pahang, Sabah, Sarawak, KL, Labuan, Putrajaya)
    calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
    no school on Saturday & Sunday
    School uniform (for girls: baju kurung) required
    QS Best Student Cities rating for Kuala-Lumpur: #28
    University of Malaya ranking: Times Higher Education #59/QS ranking #114/Shanghai #401-500
    University of Science, Malaysia ranking: Times Higher Education #601-800/QS ranking #264/Shanghai #401-500

    We carry confirmed dates till Feb 2024

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    Chinese New Year

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    Sunday January 22, 2023
    Secular holiday : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Chinese New Year

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    Monday January 23, 2023
    Secular holiday : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Chinese New Year

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    Tuesday January 24, 2023
    Secular holiday : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Federal Territory Day (Kuala, Lumpur and Labuan)

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    Wednesday February 1, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Thaipoosam Cavadee

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    Sunday February 5, 2023
    Hinduism : Tamil celebration. Marks the end of a 10-day fasting period during which people go to the local temple and get themselves pierced with various needles attached to various object.

    Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF)

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    Wednesday March 1, 2023
    Tradeshows : Www.miff.com.my lasts 4 days - 2023 edition confirmed

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday March 14, 2023
    School holidays :

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Wednesday March 22, 2023
    School holidays :

    MIHAS

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    Wednesday April 5, 2023
    Tradeshows : Www.halal.com.my/ lasts 5 days - in Kuala Lumpur 2023 edition NOT confirmed

    Nuzul al Qu'ran - Revelation of the Quran (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday April 9, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Revelation of the Holy Quran to Prophet Muhammad,

    Hari Raya Puasa

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : End of Ramadan

    Hari Raya Puasa

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    Sunday April 23, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : End of Ramadan

    Labour Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : paid holiday when falling on a Saturday

    Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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    Thursday May 4, 2023
    Buddhism (Theravada) :

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday May 23, 2023
    School holidays :