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Wesak Day in Malaysia

Is Wesak Day a Public Holiday?

Wesak Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Wesak Day Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunMay 3Wesak DayFederal Public Holiday
2016SatMay 21Wesak DayFederal Public Holiday
2017WedMay 10Wesak DayFederal Public Holiday
2018TueMay 29Wesak DayFederal Public Holiday
2019SunMay 19Wesak DayFederal Public Holiday
2019MonMay 20Wesak Day observedFederal Public Holiday
2020ThuMay 7Wesak DayFederal Public Holiday

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