New Year's Day -
Saturday January 1, 2022
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.
Beginning of school year -
Monday January 3, 2022
School holidays : Www.moe.gov.my
calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
no school on Saturday & Sunday
School uniform (for girls: baju kurung) required
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Dates confirmed till Dec 2022
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Thaipoosam Cavadee -
Tuesday January 18, 2022
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.
Mid-term holiday (end) -
Monday October 4, 2021
School holidays : Date modified in Sep 2021 due to Covid epidemics
Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday October 19, 2021
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.
Thursday November 4, 2021
Hinduism : Diwali also called the festival of lights , is an ancient Hindu festival which signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.
Sultan's Anniversary (Perak only) -
Friday November 5, 2021
Secular holiday :
End of school year -
Friday December 10, 2021
School holidays :
Christmas Day -
Saturday December 25, 2021
Catholic or protestant :