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Chinese Lunar New Year's Day in Malaysia

Chinese New Year is 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.

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 TypeWhere It is Observed
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 Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.

Chinese Lunar New Year's Day 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

Chinese Lunar New Year's Day 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in February 2019 in Malaysia

Fun Holiday on February 16, 2019

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