Malaysia, which is situated in southeast Asia, is a small country with thirteen states and three federal territories. It is a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic country which is among one of the most visited tourist destinations in Asia. Being a host of various cultures, this country is indulged in many festivals throughout the year.
Apart from various festivals, there are many other occasions that call for holidays throughout the country. in 2013, there are a total of 15 holidays that will start from the Prophet Muhammad's Birthday on January 24.
Apart from this there are few other occasions like Chinese New Year, labour day, Wesak Day, The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's birthday, Hari Raya Puasa, National Day, Malaysia Day, Awal Muharram, Christmas Day etc that make space on the annual holiday list of the country. The multi cultural tradition is visible from the fact that the major festivals from all the religions are under the national holiday list like Chinese New Year, Christmas, Diwali and Prophet Muhammad's Birthday.
This kind of multi culture tradition makes a country a good place to live and a good place to enjoy your holidays.