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Hari Raya Puasa in Malaysia

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.
Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.
Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.
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About Hari Raya Puasa

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Hari Raya Puasa Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
FriSep 102010Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
WedAug 312011Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
SunAug 192012Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
ThuAug 82013Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
MonJul 282014Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
FriJul 172015Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
WedJul 62016Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
SunJun 252017Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
FriJun 152018Hari Raya PuasaCommon Local HolidaysAll except JHR, KDH, KTN, TRG
SunJun 172018Hari Raya PuasaCommon Local HolidaysJHR, KDH, KTN, TRG
WedJun 52019Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 
SunMay 242020Hari Raya PuasaFederal Public Holiday 

Quick Facts

Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.

Hari Raya Puasa 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018 (All except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu)
Sunday, June 17, 2018 (Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu)

Hari Raya Puasa 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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Other holidays in June 2018 in Malaysia

United Nation Holiday on June 17, 2018

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