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February
10

China's largest national celebration is celebrated with fervour across the city.

February
10

Chinese New Year is best recognised for having one of the grandest fireworks displays on earth, which almost everyone in Shanghai contributes to....

February
10

The Chinese community’s biggest annual event, with two weeks of festivities leading up to a day of dragon dances and fireworks. Temples are full...

China Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

In addition to the Public Holidays listed, other holidays may be observed locally and certain groups have official Public Holidays on the following dates:

8 Mar
International Women's Day.
4 May National Youth Day.
23 May Tibet Liberation Day.
1 Jun International Children's Day.
1 Aug Army Day.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
End date:
3 January 2014
January
30
Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)
Start date:
30 January 2014
End date:
5 February 2014

Seven days' public holidays from Lunar New Year's Eve

April
04
Qingming Festival
Start date:
4 April 2014
End date:
6 April 2014

First three days are public holidays

May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
End date:
3 May 2014
June
02
Dragon Boat Festival
Start date:
2 June 2014
September
08
Mid-Autumn Festival
Start date:
8 September 2014
October
01
National Day
Start date:
1 October 2014
End date:
3 October 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
End date:
3 January 2015
February
19
Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)
Start date:
19 February 2015

Seven days' public holidays from Lunar New Year's Eve

April
05
Qingming Festival
Start date:
5 April 2015

First three days are public holidays

April
29
Labour Day
Start date:
29 April 2015
End date:
1 May 2015
June
20
Dragon Boat Festival
Start date:
20 June 2015
September
27
Mid-Autumn Festival
Start date:
27 September 2015
October
01
National Day
Start date:
1 October 2015
End date:
7 October 2015
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