Malaysia Public Holiday 2012
Cuti Umum & Cuti Sekolah 2012

Malaysia Public Holiday are something you have to take into account when planning a holiday in Malaysia. We have one of the highest number of state and national holidays in the world ;). Below is the Malaysia Calendar for Malaysia Public Holiday 2012.

Note that for the states of Kedah, Kelantan and Trengganu, weekends means Fridays and Saturdays instead of Saturdays and Sundays for the rests of the states. Also note that if a public holiday falls on a Sunday (Saturday for Kedah, Kelantan and Trengganu), then the following day, Monday (Sunday for the 3 Muslim states), is also a holiday.

 

 

Click here for the schedule of Malaysia & Singapore school holidays below.

 

Malaysian State & National Holidays 2012

Dates
Occasion
For
1 January
Sunday
New Year All states except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Trengganu
14 January
Saturday
Yang di-Pertuan Besar
Negeri Sembilan's Birthday
Negeri Sembilan only
15 January
Sunday
Sultan of Kedah's Birthday Kedah only
23 January
Monday
Chinese New Year Nationwide
24 January
Tuesday
Chinese New Year (2nd Day) All states except Kelantan and Trengganu
1 February
Wednesday
Federal Territory Day Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya only
5 February
Sunday
Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
(Maulidur Rasul)
Nationwide
7 February
Tuesday
Thaipusam Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang & Selangor only
4 March
Sunday
Anniversary of Installation
of Sultan of Trengganu
Trengganu only
6 April
Friday
Good Friday Sabah & Sarawak only
11 April
Wednesday
Installation of Augung
Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah
Nationwide
15 April
Sunday
Declaration of Malacca as
a Historical City
Malacca only
19 April
Thursday
Sultan of Perak's Birthday Perak only
1 May
Tuesday
Labour Day Nationwide
5 May
Saturday
Wesak Day Nationwide
7 May
Monday
Hari Hol Pahang Pahang only
17 May
Thursday
Raja Perlis' Birthday Perlis only
30 & 31 May
Wed & Thu
Harvest Festival
Pesta Kaamatan Sabah
Sabah & Labuan only
1 - 2 June
Fri & Sat
Sarawak Harvest Festival
Hari Gawai Sarawak
Sarawak only
2 June
Saturday
Malaysian King's Birthday
Harijadi Agong
Nationwide
17 June
Sunday
Israk & Mikraj Kedah, Negeri Sembilan & Perlis only
7 July
Saturday
Georgetown World Heritage City Day Penang - but not a 'paid holiday' for private sectors employees.
14 July
Saturday
Penang Governor's Birthday Penang only
20 July
Friday
Sultan of Trengganu's Birthday Trengganu only
21 July
Saturday
Awal Ramadan
Start of Muslim fasting month (bulan Puasa)
Johor, Kedah & Malacca only
6 August
Tuesday
Nuzul Al-Quran Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor & Trengganu only
19 - 20 Aug
Sun & Mon
Hari Raya Puasa * Nationwide
31 August
Friday
National Independence Day
Merdeka
Nationwide
8 September
Saturday
Sarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak Only
16 September
Sunday
Malaysia Day
Nationwide (Since 2010)
6 October
Saturday
Sabah Governor's Birthday Sabah Only
13 October
Saturday
Malacca Governor's Birthday Malacca only
24 October
Wednesday
Sultan of Pahang's Birthday Pahang only
26 October
Friday
Hari Raya Haji *
Hari Raya Qurban
Nationwide
27 October
Saturday
Hari Raya Haji (2nd Day) *
Hari Raya Qurban
Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Trengganu Only
11 & 12 November
Sat & Sun
Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan only
13 November
Tuesday
Deepavali or Diwali Nationwide
except for Sarawak and Labuan
15 November
Thursday
Awal Muharram
(Maal Hijrah)
Nationwide
22 November
Thursday
Sultan of Johor's Birthday Johor only
11 December
Tuesday
Sultan of Selangor's Birthday Selangor only
20 December (6 Safar) Thursday Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Johor Johor only
25 December
Tuesday
Christmas Nationwide

* Subject to change - depending on the sighting of the new moon

 

Malaysia School Holidays 2012
Cuti Sekolah Malaysia 2012
1st Term Holidays
10 March - 18 March Mid-Term Holiday
26 May - 10 June Mid-Year Holiday
2nd Term Holidays
18 - 26 August Mid-Term Holiday
10 November - 2 January 2013 Year End Holiday

 

Malaysia and Singapore school holidays usually occur simultaneously except for the Mid-Year holiday. In Singapore it is for one month, whereas in Malaysia it is only for 2 weeks. There are approximately 87 days of school term holidays and 203 school days for Malaysian schools in 2012.

Download the official 2012 Malaysian school term here. (Muaturun Takwim Penggal Persekolahan 2012)

Official website for Ministry of Education Malaysia. Laman web Portal rasmi Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia.

 

Singapore School Holidays 2012
Cuti Sekolah Singapura 2012
First Semester Second Semester
10 March - 18 March 1 - 9 September
26 May - 24 June 17 November - 2 January 2013
Additional Holidays for the school during the 2nd Semester. 1 - 2 July (Youth Day)
9 - 10 August (Singapore National Day)
5 October (Children's Day)

 

Please note that the dates shown here are based on my own best estimations and available officially published calendars. Would greatly appreciate if you will report any errors by clicking the Contact button here or below. Other readers will also thank you for it.

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