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Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday

Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday 2020, 2021 and 2022

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.

YearDateDayHolidayStates
202011 NovWedSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 NovThuSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan
202111 NovThuSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 NovFriSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan
202211 NovFriSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 NovSatSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan
202311 NovSatSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 NovSunSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan
202411 NovMonSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 NovTueSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

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.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHolidayStates
201911 NovMonSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 NovTueSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan
201811 NovSunSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 NovMonSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan
201711 NovSatSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
12 NovSunSultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan