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Malaysia (Sarawak) : 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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    Wednesday april 10, 2024Hari Raya PuasaMuslim, Sufi
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    Thursday april 11, 2024Hari Raya PuasaMuslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday may 22, 2024Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha BuchaBuddhism (Theravada)
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    Thursday may 23, 2024Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday may 27, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Saturday june 1, 2024Dayak FestivalSecular holiday
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    Sunday june 2, 2024Harvest festivalSecular holiday
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    Monday june 3, 2024Birthday of His Majesty, the Yang Di-Pertuan AgongSecular holiday
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    Monday june 17, 2024Hari Raya HajiMuslim, Sufi
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    Friday june 28, 2024Rainforest World Music FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday july 7, 2024Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday july 8, 2024Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday july 19, 2024Miri International Jazz FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday july 22, 2024Independence DaySecular holiday
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    Monday july 22, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday july 23, 2024Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday august 5, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Saturday august 31, 2024Merdeka Day (Freedom Day)National Day
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    Monday september 16, 2024Maulidur Rasul /Prophet's Anniversary (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday september 16, 2024Malaysia DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday september 17, 2024Malaysia DaySecular holiday
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    Saturday october 12, 2024Sarawak Supreme Ruler's BirthdaySecular holiday
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    Hari Raya Puasa

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    Wednesday april 10, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : End of Ramadan

    Hari Raya Puasa

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    Thursday april 11, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : End of Ramadan

    Labour Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : paid holiday when falling on a Saturday

    Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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    Wednesday may 22, 2024
    Buddhism (Theravada) :

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday may 23, 2024
    School holidays :

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday may 27, 2024
    School holidays :

    Dayak Festival

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    Saturday june 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Pesta Kaamatan (Harvest Festival). While this festivity was once celebrated by the Kadazandusun-Murut communities as a thanksgiving for a bountiful rice harvest, it had become from 2007 on a celebration of all Malaysians.

    Harvest festival

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    Sunday june 2, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Birthday of His Majesty, the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong

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    Monday june 3, 2024
    Secular holiday : Yang di-Pertuan Agong, a Malay title usually translated as Supreme Head , Supreme Ruler or Paramount Ruler , is the official title of the constitutional head of state of the federation of Malaysia. The position is often categorized as King in English, since from a Western political science perspective, Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy with a monarch as head of state. Since 1993, the full title in Malay has been, Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong. Prior to that the honorific Ke Bawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia was also used. The consort of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong is called the Raja Permaisuri Agong. Both are referred to in English as His/Her Majesty .

    Hari Raya Haji

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Feast of the Sacrifice

    Rainforest World Music Festival

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    Friday june 28, 2024
    Culture : Https://rwmf.net/ 2024 edition confirmed

    Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

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    Sunday july 7, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Islamic New Year

    Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

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    Monday july 8, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Miri International Jazz Festival

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    Friday july 19, 2024
    Culture : Lasts 2 days - http://jazzborneo.com/ in Miri 2024 edition NOT confirmed

    Independence Day

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    Monday july 22, 2024
    Secular holiday : Sarawak was granted self-government on 22 July 1963, on the condition that it would join to form the Federation of Malaysia on 16 September the same year. Before the self-government ceremony on 22 July 1963, Alexander Waddell, the last Governor of the Colony, left the Astana and boarded a white sampan to cross the Sarawak River, then handed the administration of Sarawak to the Sarawakian citizens, with the Colonial flag lowered and the Sarawak flag raised. Before he left, the Governor appointed Stephen Kalong Ningkan as the first Chief Minister of Sarawak. from 2016 [Wikipedia]

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday july 22, 2024
    School holidays : Date modified in Sep 2021 due to Covid epidemics

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday july 23, 2024
    School holidays :

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday august 5, 2024
    School holidays :

    Merdeka Day (Freedom Day)

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    Saturday august 31, 2024
    Secular holiday : Independence granted by the UK in 1957 paid holiday when falling on a Saturday

    Maulidur Rasul /Prophet's Anniversary (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday september 16, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Birthday of the Prophet, Mohammed. For nine days there are Parties with fairs, feasting, and parades. Stories are told about how the mountains danced when Mohammed was born, and sang, There is no god but Allah. The trees answered, And Mohammed is his Prophet. Then 7,000 angels brought a golden vase filled with heavenly dew, and his mother bathed the new baby in it. Many stories like these are told to Arab children on the Prophet's Birthday, the happiest day in the Moslem year.

    Malaysia Day

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    Monday september 16, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the establishment of the Malaysian federation on the same date in 1963 paid holiday when falling on a Saturday, except in Johor, Terrenganu, Kedah, Kelantan

    Malaysia Day

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    Tuesday september 17, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the establishment of the Malaysian federation on the same date in 1963 paid holiday when falling on a Saturday, except in Johor, Terrenganu, Kedah, Kelantan

    Sarawak Supreme Ruler's Birthday

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    Saturday october 12, 2024
    Secular holiday :