Good Friday is the Friday before Easter. Easter falls on the first Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon, or the full moon on or after the Spring Equinox on March 21. Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death in Calvary. Good Friday is typically viewed as a solemn day, often observed with fasting and sombre processions. In Malaysia, Good Friday is an official public holiday in the states of Sabah and Sarawak.