7th month of the year 2012 is going on and all have started planning for the next year 2013. If you are from Malaysia, then this post is going to help you for sure as I am going to list the public holidays in 2013 in Malaysia. Malaysia has two kind of holidays, national and local. The national holidays are announced for the whole Malaysia and are due to some important national or international reason. The local holidays are announced due to some local reasons like birthday of rulers or some important local festivals. So let’s have a look at the holidays in 2013 in Malaysia.
List of Malaysian national and states holiday 2013
This one is announced on the very first day of new year. The date is 1 January 2013 and day is Tuesday.
- Birthday of Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan
It’s a local holiday and will only be in Negere Sembilan. Date is 13 January 2013 and day is Monday.
- Birthday of the Sultan of Kedah
It will be only in Kedah. Tuesday 15 January, 2013 is the date set for it.
It is related to religion Islam and is announced to celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Thursday 24 January 2013 is the date set for it.
Sunday 27 January 2013 and in some places only.
It is on very first day of February. 1 February, 2013.
It’s a national holiday and is on 10 February, 2013.
- 2nd day of Chinese New Year
On next day to Chinese New Year, i.e. 11 February 2013.
- Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan of Trengganu
It’s a state holiday and is in the state Trengganu. Sunday, 4 March 2013
Friday, 29 March 2013
- Declaration of Malaka as Historical City
Only in the state Malaka. 15 April 2013.
- Birthday of the Sultan of Perak
Only in the state Perak on 19 April 2013.
On the very first day of month of May. 1 May, 2013.
Only in state Penang on 7 May, 2013.
Friday 17 May,2013.
- Vesak Day / Vesak Day / Birth of Buddha
National holiday, announced in whole Malaysia. 24 May, 2013.
- Kaamatan Harvest Festival
Two holidays on consecutive days of 30 and 31 May 2013.
1 June 2013.
1 and 2 June 2013.
- Israk & Mikraj / Isra Miraj
Wednesday, 5 June 2013
- Georgetown World Heritage City Day
Sunday 7 July 2013.
- Awal Ramadan (Start of Ramadan fasting month / bulan puasa)
Tuesday 9 July, 2013
- Birthday of the Governor of Penang
Only in state Penang on 14 July 2013
- Birthday of the Sultan of Terengganu
20 July 2013.
- Aidil Fitri / Hari Raya Puasa / End of Ramadan
Holiday related to Islamic Religion. On 8 and 9 August 2013.
Saturday 31 July 2013
- Birthday of the Governor of Serawak
Sunday, 8 September 2013.
16 September 2013.
- Birthday of the Governor of Sabah
Sunday, 6 October 2013
- Hari Raya Haji / Qurban / Aidil Adha
Tuesday 15 October 2013
- Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang
Only in state Penang on 24 July 2013
3 November 2013
- Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan
Only in Kelantan on 12 November 2013
- Birthday of the Sultan of Johor
Only in the state Johar, 22 November 2013.
- Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor
11 December 2013
To celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ. O 25 December 2013
So it was the list of holidays in Malaysia in 2013. As you are familiar with the holidays in 2013, then what are you waiting for? Just make a plan and get maximum benefit from the vacant days. Top hotels to stay in Malaysia!
Which festival or holiday, you are going to celebrate with your family? Share your thoughts and plannings in the comment section below.
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