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Johor Public Holidays 2017

Today – 17 December 2017 – is not a holiday in Johor.

This page contains a calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Johor. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

28 JanSatChinese New Year
29 JanSunChinese New Year Holiday
30 JanMonChinese New Year Holiday
9 FebThuThaipusam
23 MarThuSultan of Johor's Birthday
24 AprMonInstallation of YDP Agong
1 MayMonLabour Day
10 MayWedWesak Day
27 MaySatAwal Ramadan
28 MaySunAwal Ramadan Holiday
25 JunSunHari Raya Aidilfitri
26 JunMonHari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday
31 AugThuMerdeka Day
1 SepFriHari Raya Haji
4 SepMonSep 4 Holiday (SEA Games)
9 SepSatAgong's Birthday
16 SepSatMalaysia Day
17 SepSunMalaysia Day Holiday
22 SepFriAwal Muharram
18 OctWedDeepavali
26 OctThuHari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar
5 NovSunSpecial Public Holiday
1 DecFriProphet Muhammad's Birthday
25 DecMonChristmas Day

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Johor’s public holidays are mostly the same as other states in Malaysia. However it does celebrate a special holiday each year for the Sultan of Johor’s Birthday. In 2015, The state government announced that March 23 would be a public holiday, replacing November 22 which had historically been celebrated as the Sultan of Johor’s birthday.

The change was made in honour of the coronation of Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskander who is the fifth Sultan in modern Johor history. Initially, the government planned to add a holiday for the coronation, but instead chose to replace celebration of the Sultan’s birthday with a celebration of his coronation.

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