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Hari Raya Puasa in Malaysia

For Muslims around the world, Eid ul Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and prayer. It is one of the largest and most important celebrations in the Islamic calendar.

Is Hari Raya Puasa a Public Holiday?

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

Eid ul Fitr is a time to share great food with family and friends.

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About Hari Raya Puasa

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Hari Raya Puasa Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2017SunJun 25Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
2018FriJun 15Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public HolidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, TRG
2018SunJun 17Hari Raya PuasaCommon local holidayJHR, KDH, KTN, TRG
2019WedJun 5Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
2020SunMay 24Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
2020TueMay 26Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public HolidayAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, TRG
2021ThuMay 13Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
2022MonMay 2Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
2023SatApr 22Hari Raya Puasa (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
2024WedApr 10Hari Raya Puasa (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
2025MonMar 31Hari Raya Puasa (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
2026FriMar 20Hari Raya Puasa (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 
2027WedMar 10Hari Raya Puasa (Tentative Date)Federal Public Holiday 

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