Malaysia Calendar 2015

The Malaysia calendar 2015 published here has been officially published from the Prime Minister's Department. The school holidays of Malaysia 2015 has been published by the Ministry of Education. 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, 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, Johor, Pahang, Sabah, Sarawak observe Saturdays and Sundays as weekends.

Malaysia Calendar 2015 National Holidays


3 January (Saturday): Prophet Muhammad's Birthday


19 February (Thursday) & 20 February (Friday): Chinese New Year


1 May (Friday): Labour Day

3 May (Sunday): Wesak Day


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


17 July (Friday) & 18 July (Saturday): Hari Raya Puasa *

* to be confirmed


31 August (Monday): National Day or Hari Kebangsaan


16 Sept (Wednesday): Malaysia Day

24 Sept (Thursday): Hari Raya Haji/Qurban*

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

* To be confirmed


14 Oct (Wednesday): Awal Muharram* (Maal Hijrah)

* To be confirmed


10 Nov (Tuesday): Deepavali

Note: There is no public holiday for Sarawak on Deepavali day.


24 Dec (Thursday): Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

25 Dec (Friday): 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 2015 School Calendar 

For the year 2015, the total number of school days including public holidays is 205 days. The total number of holidays is 85 days.

All States Except Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu

School Commences : 5 January 2015

School Days: 5 Jan 2015 - 13 March 2015

1st Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 14 March - 22 March 2015

School Days: 23 March 2015 - 29 May 2015

2nd Mid Term Break (19 Days) : 30 May - 14 June 2015

School Days: 15 June 2015 - 18 Sept 2015

3rd Mid Term Break (9 Days) : 19 Sept - 27 Sept 2015

School Days: 28 Sept 2015 - 20 Nov 2015

End of the Year Break (44 Days) : 21 November 2015 - 3 January 2016

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

Malaysia Calendar 2015 State Holidays


1 Jan (Thursday): New Year 2015 Celebration (only for Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Penang, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor)

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

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


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

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


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


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

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

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


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

16 May (Saturday): Israk & Mikraj (only for Kedah, Negeri Sembilan & Perlis)

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

30 May (Saturday) & 31 May (Sunday): Keamatan Harvest Festival (only for Labuan and Sabah)


1 June (Monday) & 2 June (Tuesday): Gawai Dayak Festival (only for Sarawak)

18 June (Thursday): Awal Ramadan* (only for Johor, Kedah and Melaka)


4 July (Saturday): Nuzul Al-Qu'ran (only for Kelantan, Pahang, Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor & Terengganu)

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

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


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


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

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

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


11 Nov (Wednesday) & 12 Nov (Thursday): Birthday of Sultan of Kelantan (only for Kelantan)

18 Nov (Wednesday): Hol Day of Johor State (only for Johor)

22 Nov (Sunday): Birthday of Sultan of Johor (only for Johor)

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


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


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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