Awal Ramadan is a public holiday in states of Johor, Malacca, and Kedah. It marks the beginning of the fasting month, Ramadan.
Next / Recent Occurances:
2018: 17 May (Thu)
2019: 6 May (Mon)
2020: 24 May (Fri)
The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar and consist of 354 days, hence Awal Ramadan shifts forward 11 to 12 days every year.