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Chinese Lunar New Year's Day in Malaysia

Chinese New Year marks the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year. Every year is represented by a zodiac animal sign.

Picture of a typical long dragon float for the Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.
Chinese New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.
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About Chinese Lunar New Year's Day

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Chinese Lunar New Year's Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SatJan 271990Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
FriFeb 151991Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
TueFeb 41992Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
SatJan 231993Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
ThuFeb 101994Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
TueJan 311995Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
MonFeb 191996Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
FriFeb 71997Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
WedJan 281998Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
TueFeb 161999Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
SatFeb 52000Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
WedJan 242001Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
TueFeb 122002Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
SatFeb 12003Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
ThuJan 222004Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
WedFeb 92005Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
SunJan 292006Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
SunFeb 182007Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
ThuFeb 72008Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
MonJan 262009Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
SunFeb 142010Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
ThuFeb 32011Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
MonJan 232012Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
SunFeb 102013Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
FriJan 312014Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
ThuFeb 192015Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
MonFeb 82016Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
SatJan 282017Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
FriFeb 162018Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
TueFeb 52019Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday
SatJan 252020Chinese Lunar New Year's DayFederal Public Holiday

Quick Facts

Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which predates the Gregorian calendar.

Chinese Lunar New Year's Day 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Chinese Lunar New Year's Day 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

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Other holidays in February 2016 in Malaysia

Fun Holiday on February 19, 2016

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