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Perlis Public Holidays 2017

Today – 20 November 2017 – is not a holiday in Perlis.

This page contains a calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Perlis. 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
24 AprMonIsrak and Mikraj
24 AprMonInstallation of YDP Agong
1 MayMonLabour Day
10 MayWedWesak Day
17 MayWedRaja Perlis' Birthday
12 JunMonNuzul Al-Quran
25 JunSunHari Raya Aidilfitri
26 JunMonHari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday
27 JunTueHari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday
31 AugThuMerdeka Day
1 SepFriHari Raya Haji
2 SepSatHari Raya Haji Holiday
4 SepMonSep 4 Holiday (SEA Games)
9 SepSatAgong's Birthday
16 SepSatMalaysia Day
22 SepFriAwal Muharram
18 OctWedDeepavali
1 DecFriProphet Muhammad's Birthday
25 DecMonChristmas Day

Raja Perlis’ Birthday is a public holiday unique to this state, with citizens of Perlis celebrating the birthday of the Raja of Perlis on May 17 each year.

The current Raja of Perlis is Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin who was appointed Raja Muda, or Crown Prince, in 1960 when he was a student. He became ruler of Perlis in April 2000 the day after his father, Tuanku Syed Putra Ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullall, died. Unlike other royal states in Malaysia, the celebration is held on the Raja’s actual birthday.

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