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Malaysia (Putrajaya) : 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.
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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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    Monday February 6, 2023Thaipoosam CavadeeHinduism
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    Monday March 20, 2023Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Friday April 7, 2023Optional holidaySecular holiday
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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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    Saturday April 22, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Monday May 1, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday May 4, 2023Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha BuchaBuddhism (Theravada)
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    Friday May 26, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday June 5, 2023Birthday of His Majesty, the Yang Di-Pertuan AgongSecular holiday
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    Monday June 5, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday June 29, 2023Hari Raya HajiMuslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday July 19, 2023Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday August 25, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday August 31, 2023Merdeka Day (Freedom Day)National Day
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    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.

    Thaipoosam Cavadee

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    Monday February 6, 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.

    Beginning of school year

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    Monday March 20, 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

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    Optional holiday

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    Secular holiday : Christian community only

    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

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    School holidays :

    Labour Day

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

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    School holidays :

    Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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    Thursday May 4, 2023
    Buddhism (Theravada) :

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Friday May 26, 2023
    School holidays :

    Birthday of His Majesty, the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong

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    Monday June 5, 2023
    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 .

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday June 5, 2023
    School holidays :

    Hari Raya Haji

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    Thursday June 29, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Feast of the Sacrifice

    Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

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    Wednesday July 19, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Islamic New Year

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Friday August 25, 2023
    School holidays :

    Merdeka Day (Freedom Day)

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    Thursday August 31, 2023
    Secular holiday : Independence granted by the UK in 1957 paid holiday when falling on a Saturday