Malaysia Calendar 2012

This is the archive of Malaysia calendar 2012 if you need to refer to the past year holidays in Malaysia.

Malaysia Calendar 2012 National Holidays


23 (Monday) & 24 (Tuesday): Chinese New Year


5 (Sunday): Prophet Muhammad's Birthday*


11 (Wednesday): Installation of Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong


1 (Tuesday): Labour Day
5 (Saturday): Wesak Day


2 (Saturday): Birthday of Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong 


19 (Sunday) & 20 (Monday): Hari Raya Puasa *
31 (Friday): National Day or Hari Kebangsaan

* To be confirmed


16 (Sunday): Malaysia Day


26 (Friday): Hari Raya Haji/Qurban*

* To be confirmed


13 (Tuesday): Deepavali
15 (Thursday): Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)*

* To be confirmed


25 (Tuesday): Christmas Day


Whenever a public holiday falls on a Sunday(states that observe Sat and Sun as weekends), the next day shall be a public holiday. 

Whenever a public holiday falls on a Saturday(states that observe Fri and Sat as weekends), the next day shall be a public holiday.

Malaysia Calendar 2012 School Holidays

For the year 2012, the total number of school days including public holidays is 203 days. The total number of holidays is 87 days.

All States Except Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu 

School Commences : 4th January 2012

School Days (48 days): 4th Jan 2012 - 9 March 2012

1st Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 10th March - 18th March 2012 

School Days (50 days): 19th Mar 2012 - 25th May 2012

2nd Mid Term Break (16 Days) : 26th May - 10th June 2012 

School Days (50 days): 11th June 2012 - 17th Aug 2012

3rd Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 18th Aug - 26th Aug 2012

School Days (55 days): 27th Aug 2012 - 9 Nov 2012

End of the Year Break (53 Days) : 10th November 2012 - 1st January 2013

* Take note that schools in Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu begin a day earlier for all dates.

Malaysia Calendar 2012 State Holidays


1 (Sunday): New Year 2012 Celebration (only for Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Penang, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor)
14 (Saturday): Birthday of Tuanku Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan (only for Negeri Sembilan)
15 (Sunday): Birthday of Sultan of Kedah (only for Kedah)


1 (Wednesday): Federal Territory Day (only for KL, Putrajaya, Labuan)
7 (Tuesday): Thaipusam (only for Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor)


4 (Sunday): Anniversary of Coronation of Sultan of Terengganu (only for Terengganu)


6 (Friday): Good Friday (only for Sabah, Sarawak)
15 (Sunday): Declaration of Melaka as A Historical City (only for Melaka)
19 (Thursday): Birthday of Sultan of Perak (only for Perak)


7(Monday): Hol Day of Pahang State (only for Pahang)
17 (Thursday): Birthday of Tuanku Raja Perlis (only for Perlis)
30 (Wed) & 31 (Thursday): Keamatan Harvest Festival (only for Labuan and Sabah)


1 (Friday) & 2 (Saturday): Gawai Dayak Festival (only for Sarawak)
16 (Saturday): Israk & Mikraj (only for Kedah, Negeri Sembilan & Perlis)*


7 (Saturday): George Town Unesco World Heritage Day (only for Penang)
14 (Saturday): Birthday of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Penang (only for Penang)
20 (Friday): Birthday of The Sultan of Terengganu (only for Terengganu)
21 (Saturday): Awal Ramadan (only for Johor, Kedah and Melaka)


6 (Monday): Nuzul Al-Qu'ran (only for Kelantan, Pahang, Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor & Terengganu)*


8 (Saturday): Birthday of Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak (only for Sarawak)


6 (Saturday): Birthday of Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sabah (only for Sabah)
13 (Saturday): Birthday of Melaka State Governor (only for Melaka)
24 (Wednesday): Birthday of The Sultan of Pahang (only for Pahang)
27 (Saturday): Hari Raya Haji/Qurban 2nd Day (only for Kedah, Perlis, Kelantan and Terengganu)


11 (Sunday) & 12 (Monday): Birthday of Sultan of Kelantan (only for Kelantan)
22 (Thursday): Birthday of Sultan of Johor (only for Johor)


11 (Tuesday): Birthday of Sultan of Selangor (only for Selangor)
20 (Thursday): Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar


Whenever a public holiday falls on a Sunday(states that observe Sat and Sun as weekends), the next day shall be a public holiday.
Whenever a public holiday falls on a Saturday(states that observe Fri and Sat as weekends), the next day shall be a public holiday.

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