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April
01

The patron goddess of fishermen, A-Ma (known as Tin Hau in Hong Kong) is revered for her ability to prevent shipwrecks. On the day designated as...

April
01

One of the more unusual festivals celebrated in Macau, marking a mythical episode in which villagers were saved from an outbreak of the plague by...

April
04

On ‘grave sweeping day’, families visit the graves of loved ones and tidy them up. They also burn ‘hell money’ which is...

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.

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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