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Thaipusam in Malaysia

Is Thaipusam a Public Holiday?

Thaipusam is a public holiday in 7 states. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Thaipusam Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015TueFeb 3ThaipusamCommon local holidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2016SunJan 24ThaipusamCommon local holidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2017ThuFeb 9ThaipusamCommon local holidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2018WedJan 31ThaipusamCommon local holidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2019MonJan 21ThaipusamCommon local holidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR
2020SatFeb 8ThaipusamCommon local holidayJHR, KUL, NSN, PJY, PNG, PRK, SGR

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