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Good Friday in Malaysia

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?

Good Friday is a public holiday in Sabah and Sarawak, where it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.

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Good Friday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015FriApr 3Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2016FriMar 25Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2017FriApr 14Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2018FriMar 30Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2019FriApr 19Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2020FriApr 10Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2021FriApr 2Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2022FriApr 15Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2023FriApr 7Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2024FriMar 29Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak
2025FriApr 18Good FridayState HolidaySabah, Sarawak

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