Hari Merdeka - Independence Day for the people of Malaya (31 August)
Hari Merdeka (Malaysian for "Independence Day"), also known as Hari Kebangsaan ("National Day"), is the official independence day of Malaysia. It commemorates the Malayan Declaration of Independence of 31 August 1957, and is defined in Article 160 of the Constitution of Malaysia. The day is marked by official and unofficial ceremonies and observances.
Hari Merdeka also called Merdeka, Hari Kebangsaan, National Day.
Significance: Marks the independence of the Federation of Malaya