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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.

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
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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