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Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday

Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday 2018 and 2019

On 11 November the state of Kelantan celebrates the Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday with a public holiday. The current Sultan, Muhammad V, is considered to be very well loved by his people, and they are known to celebrate his birthday with enthusiasm.

Year Date Day Holiday States
2018 11 Nov Sun Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 Nov Mon Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan
2019 11 Nov Mon Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 Nov Tue Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan

Muhammad V is the twenty-ninth Sultan of Kelantan and was proclaimed as such on 13 September, 2010. He has been a leader in the Muslim community of Kelantan and as sultan has established a special, annual Ramadan event called the “Qiam With Me Program”. At the program, he always gives out zakat to the less fortunate in his sultanate.

Sultan Muhammad V is the youngest ever to hold his position, and he has become very popular, sometimes being referred to as “the People’s Ruler”.

Every year, the Sultan of Kelantan throws a big birthday party, which is much attended. There is always a water sports event of some kind that takes place, and the lighting and decorations at the event are truly stunning.

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