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Information Additionally Holidays in China

Holidays in China 2015, 2016, 2017

In China there are 7 public holidays which are days off. They are: New Year's Eve, Chinese New Year, Qingming Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday of All Souls, May Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day of the People's Republic of China (China's national holiday, 1 October).

On some days, certain categories of citizens are on a weekend afternoon: International Women's Day, Youth Day, Children's Day and the day of the creation of the PLA of China. Woman relaxing afternoon in the International Women's Day, young people under the age of 14 years - the Youth Day, children under the age of 13 years - Children's Day, the staff of the Army on active duty - on the day of the creation of the PLA of China.

Also in China, celebrated other holidays, which are not accounted weekend: Feast Arbor, anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, Teacher's Day.

 

CelebrationdateRegular holiday201520162017
New Year January 1 3 days (the first three days of the lunar calendar) 1-3 January 1-3 January December 31 2016 g - 2 January 2017g
Chinese New Year According to the lunar calendar 3 days (the first three days of the lunar calendar) 19 February. Feast on a 18 24 February 8 February. A holiday with a 7 13 on February 28 January. Holiday with 27 2 January and February
International Women's Day March 8 Half of the working day for women Half of the working day for women Half of the working day for women Half of the working day for women
Holiday Arbor March 12 Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week
Qingming 4 April 5 or 1 day 5 April. Feast on a 4 6 April 4 April. Feast on a 2 4 April 4 April. Feast on a 2 4 April
may Day 1 May 1 day 1-3 May 30-2 April May 29-1 April May
Youth Day 4 May Half a day for young people under the age of 14 years Half 4 May Half 4 May Half 4 May
Children's Day 1 June 1 day for children under the age of 13 years 1 June 1 June 1 June
Dragon Boat Festival 5 5-day of the lunar month 1 day 20 of June. Holiday with 20 22 for June 9 of June. Holiday with 9 11 for June 30 May. Feast on a 28 30 May
Anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China July 1 Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week Seven days a week
Day of the creation of the People's Liberation Army of China 1 August Half a day for regular CB Half 1 August Half 1 August Half 1 August
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) 15 8 number of lunar month 1 day 27 September. Feast on a 26 27 September 15 September. Feast on a 15 17 September 4 October. Festival during the Day of the PRC
National Day of the People's Republic of China 1 October 3 days (1-3 October) 1-7 October 1-7 October 1-8 October (extended in connection with the Mid-Autumn Festival)