Chinese New Year

Below is the date of Chinese New Year on year 2021 and 2022.

YearDateDayHolidayStates
202112 FebFriChinese New YearNational
202113 FebSatChinese New Year (2nd Day)National
202114 FebSunChinese New Year (Replacement Holiday)Johor, Kedah, Kelantan
& Terengganu
20221 FebTueChinese New YearNational
20222 FebWedChinese New Year (2nd Day)National

Chinese New Year (CNY) is a national holiday in Malaysia that is usually falls in January or February. It is also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival as it comes in the spring time of Chinese lunar calendar. Each CNY would have designated as the “Year of” to one of the 12 animals in Chinese Zodiac.

It is an important 15 consecutive festival days in Chinese culture. Some of the activities during the festival including families have reunion dinner, receive ang pow (money in red packets) and having feast with lion dance.