Sarawak offers an abundance of natural wonders including pristine rainforests as well as extraordinary rock formations. Its dynamic capital known as Kuching disseminates a culturally diverse home complimented with unforced friendliness and warmth. Like other states, Sarawak allocates several public holidays whereby major festive celebrations such as Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Aidilfitri are commemorated annually. Other notable public holidays in Sarawak include Easter (Good Friday), Hari Gawai and Sarawak Day.
Below is a list of the 2019 official dates for public holidays in Sarawak. Please note that long delays are common during major festive seasons in Malaysia and it is advisable to plan each journey ahead during peak seasons.
|1 Jan||Tuesday||New Year’s Day|
|5 Feb||Tuesday||Chinese New Year|
|6 Feb||Wednesday||Chinese New Year Holiday|
|19 Apr||Friday||Good Friday|
|1 May||Wednesday||Labour Day|
|19 May||Sunday||Wesak Day|
|20 May||Monday||Wesak Day Holiday|
|1 Jun||Saturday||Hari Gawai|
|5 Jun||Wednesday||Hari Raya Aidilfitri|
|6 Jun||Thursday||Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday|
|22 Jul||Monday||Sarawak Day|
|11 Aug||Sunday||Hari Raya Haji|
|12 Aug||Monday||Hari Raya Haji Holiday|
|31 Aug||Saturday||Merdeka Day|
|1 Sep||Sunday||Awal Muharram|
|2 Sep||Monday||Awal Muharram Holiday|
|9 Sep||Monday||Agong’s Birthday|
|16 Sep||Monday||Malaysia Day|
|12 Oct||Saturday||Sarawak Governor’s Birthday|
|9 Nov||Saturday||Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday|
|25 Dec||Wednesday||Christmas Day|
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