Malaysia Calendar 2017


The Malaysia calendar 2017 published here has been officially published from the Prime Minister's Department. The school holidays of Malaysia 2017 has also been published by the Ministry of Education and is published here for your reference. Use this calendar to plan your holidays when you are visiting Malaysia.

If you are able to, it is better to plan your holidays so as not to coincide with the public holidays as most of the hotels will impose surcharges during this time. Planning early will also ensure that you get better deals for your flight tickets if you are taking a flight to your destinations.

The National Holidays are holidays of which the entire country will be on holidays including Sabah and Sarawak.

The State holidays or Federal Territories holidays will only be observed by that particular state. There are a total of 13 states and 3 Federal Territories in Malaysia. Take note that Kedah, Johor, Kelantan and Terengganu observe Fridays and Saturdays as weekends.

The 3 Federal Territories (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan), Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Pahang, Sabah and Sarawak observe Saturdays and Sundays as weekends.

Malaysia Calendar 2017 National Holidays

JANUARY

28 January (Saturday): Chinese New Year

29 January(Sunday): 2nd day of Chinese New Year is also a public holiday in all states and federal territories except Kelantan and Terengganu.

MAY

1 May (Monday): Labour Day

10 May (Wednesday): Wesak Day







JUNE

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

25 June (Sunday) & 26 June (Monday): Hari Raya Puasa *

* to be confirmed

AUGUST

31 August (Thursday): National Day or Hari Kebangsaan


SEPTEMBER

1 Sept (Friday): Hari Raya Haji/Qurban*

2 Sept (Saturday): 2nd day of Hari Raya Haji/Qurban* is also a public holiday in Kelantan and Terengganu.

16 Sept (Saturday): Malaysia Day

21 Sept (Thursday): Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

* To be confirmed


OCTOBER

18 Oct (Wednesday): Deepavali*

Note: There will not be any public holiday for Sarawak on Deepavali day.

* To be confirmed

DECEMBER

1 Dec (Friday): Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

25 Dec (Monday): Christmas Day

NOTE:

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.

States that observed Fri & Sat as weekends are Kedah, Terenganu, Kelantan and Johor.


Malaysia Calendar 2017 School Calendar 

Here are the school days and term breaks for Malaysia public schools that has been published by Ministry of Education, Malaysia. Use it to plan ahead for your holidays.

All schools in Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Pahang, Sabah, Sarawak, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan


School Commences : 3 January 2017

School Days (54 Days) : 3 Jan 2017 - 17 March 2017

1st Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 18 March - 26 March 2017

School Days (45 Days): 27 March 2017 - 26 May 2017

2nd Mid Term Break (16 Days) : 27 May - 11 June 2017

School Days (55 Days) : 12 June 2017 - 25 Aug 2017

3rd Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 26 Aug - 3 Sept 2017

School Days (50 Days): 4 Sept 2017 - 24 Nov 2017

End of the Year Break (38 Days) : 25 November 2017 - 1 January 2018




Schools in Kedah, Johor, Kelantan and Terengganu


School Commences : 1 January 2017

School Days (55 Days) : 1 Jan 2017 - 16 March 2017

1st Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 17 March - 25 March 2017

School Days (45 Days): 26 March 2017 - 25 May 2017

2nd Mid Term Break (16 Days) : 26 May - 10 June 2017

School Days (55 Days) : 11 June 2017 - 24 Aug 2017

3rd Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 25 Aug - 2 Sept 2017

School Days (50 Days): 3 Sept 2017 - 23 Nov 2017

End of the Year Break (38 Days) : 24 November 2017 - 31 Dec 2017



Malaysia Calendar 2017 State Holidays

JANUARY

1 Jan (Sunday): New Year 2017 Celebration (only for Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Penang, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor)

14 Jan (Saturday): Birthday of Tuanku Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan (only for Negeri Sembilan)

15 Jan (Sunday): Birthday of Sultan of Kedah (only for Kedah)

29 Jan (Sunday): Second day of Chinese New Year (holiday in all states except Kelantan & Terengganu)


FEBRUARY

1 Feb (Wednesday): Federal Territory Day (only for KL, Putrajaya, Labuan)

9 Feb (Thursday): Thaipusam (only for Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor)


MARCH

4 March (Saturday): Anniversary of Coronation of Sultan of Terengganu (only for Terengganu)

23 March (Thursday): Birthday of Sultan of Johor (only for Johor)



APRIL

14 April (Friday): Good Friday (only for Sabah, Sarawak)


15 April (Saturday): Declaration of Melaka as A Historical City (only for Melaka)


24 April (Monday): Israk & Mikraj (only for Kedah, Negeri Sembilan & Perlis)


26 April (Wednesday): Birthday of The Sultan of Terengganu (only for Terengganu)


MAY


7 May (Sunday): Hol Day of Pahang State (only for Pahang)

17 May (Wednesday): Birthday of Tuanku Raja Perlis (only for Perlis)

27 May (Saturday): Awal Ramadan* (only for Johor, Kedah and Melaka)

30 May (Tuesday) & 31 May (Wednesday): Keamatan Harvest Festival (only for Labuan and Sabah)


JUNE

1 June (Thursday) & 2 June (Friday): Gawai Dayak Festival (only for Sarawak)

12 Jun (Monday): Nuzul Al-Qu'ran (only for Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya, Kelantan, Pahang, Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor & Terengganu)


JULY

7 July (Friday): George Town Unesco World Heritage Day (only for Penang)

8 July (Saturday): Birthday of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Penang (only for Penang)


SEPTEMBER


2 Sept (Saturday): Second day of Hari Raya Qurban* (only for Perlis & Kedah)

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


OCTOBER

7 Oct (Saturday): Birthday of Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sabah (only for Sabah)

13 Oct (Friday): Birthday of Melaka State Governor (only for Melaka)

24 Oct (Tuesday): Birthday of The Sultan of Pahang (only for Pahang)

26 Oct (Thursday): Hol Day of Johor State (only for Johor)


NOVEMBER

3 Nov (Friday): Birthday of Sultan of Perak (only for Perak)

11 Nov (Saturday) & 12 Nov (Sunday): Birthday of Sultan of Kelantan (only for Kelantan)



DECEMBER

11 Dec (Monday): Birthday of Sultan of Selangor (only for Selangor)

Note:

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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