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Hari Raya Haji in Malaysia

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Is Hari Raya Haji a Public Holiday?

Hari Raya Haji is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

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About Hari Raya Haji

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Hari Raya Haji Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuSep 24Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2016MonSep 12Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2017FriSep 1Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2018WedAug 22Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2019SunAug 11Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2020FriJul 31Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2021TueJul 20Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2022SunJul 10Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2024MonJun 17Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday
2025SatJun 7Hari Raya HajiFederal Public Holiday

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