Thaipusam Day

Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated by mostly by Indian community in Malaysia. is a public holiday for some states in Malaysia especially where there is a significant presence of Tamil community such as Federal Territory, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang and Selangor. The word Thaipusam is a combination of the name of the month, Thai, and the name of a star, Pusam. Thaipusam is a...

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as the spring festival, is the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. The Chinese festival marking the start of the new year, beginning on the second new moon after the winter solstice and ending on the full moon fifteen days later. It is marked by visits to family and friends, special meals, fireworks, and gift giving.

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Maulidur Rasul

Maulidur Rasul is a celebration day of Prophet Muhammad (saw) birthday and considered as one of the most special annual events in Malaysia. The celebration is held at both national and state level to commemorate the deeds and struggles of the Prophet in upholding Islam. The Prophet was born on 12th Rabiul Awal in Year of Elephant (what was known at that time), which dated equivalent to Apr...

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Christmas Day

The birth of Jesus Christ on Dec 25 is celebrated in Malaysia like everywhere else in the world. Christmas Day is a public holiday and is celebrated by Christians throughout Malaysia. it is a time for family and friends; hope and rejoicing; love and understanding; and giving and forgiving.

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New Year’s Day

January 1st, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, is probably the world’s most celebrated public holiday. New Year’s night often observed with fireworks at the stroke of midnight as the new year starts in each different time zone in the world. In Malaysia, New Year is a public holiday in all states except for Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Terengganu...

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