Information Additionally Holidays in China

Holidays in China for 2018, 2019, 2020

In China, there are 7 public holidays that have days off. These are: New Year, Chinese New Year, Qingming, Traditional Chinese Remembrance Festival, May 1st, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, and National Day of the People's Republic of China (China's national holiday, October 1).

On some days, certain categories of citizens are given half-day holidays: International Women's Day, Youth Day, Children's Day and the founding day of the PLA of China. Women rest half a day on International Women's Day, youth under 14 on Youth Day, children under 13 on Children's Day, active duty army personnel on the founding day of China's PLA.

Also in China, other holidays are celebrated that do not fall on days off: Arbor Festival, Anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, Teachers' Day.

 

Celebrationdate ofofficial holidays201820192020
New Year January 1st 3 days (the first three days of the lunar calendar) January 1-3 January 1-3 January 1-3
Chinese New Year According to the lunar calendar 7 days February 16th. Holiday from 15 to 21 February February 5th. Holiday from 4 to 10 February The 25th of January. Holiday from January 24 to January 30
International Women's Day March 8 Half day for women Half day for women Half day for women Half day for women
Arbor Festival March 12 Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week
qingming April 4 or 5 3 days April 5. Holiday from 5 to 7 April April 5. Holiday from 5 to 7 April April, 4. Holiday from 3 to 5 April
The first of May 1st of May 3 days April 29-May 1 May 1-May 3 May 1-May 3
Youth Day May 4th Half day for youth under 14 Half of May 4th Half of May 4th Half of May 4th
Children's Day June 1st 1 day for children under 13 June 1st June 1st June 1st
dragon boat festival 5th day of the 5th lunar month 3 days June 18th. Holiday from 16 to 18 June June 7th. Holiday from 7 to 9 June June 25th. Holiday from 25 to 27 May
Founding Anniversary of the Communist Party of China July 1 Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week
Establishment Day of the People's Liberation Army of China August 1 Half day for permanent CBs Half of August 1st Half of August 1st Half of August 1st
teachers day 10 September Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week
Mid-Autumn Festival (Moon Festival) 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar 3 days September 24th. Holiday from 22 to 24 September September 13th. Holiday from 13 to 15 September October 1st. Holiday during the National Day of the People's Republic of China
Founding Day of the People's Republic of China October 1 7 days October 1-7 October 1-7 October 1-8 (extended due to the Mid-Autumn Festival)

 
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