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February
24

Marking the fifteenth day of the New Year, the Lantern Festival is a day dedicated to ceremony and folklore, which sees large numbers of paper...

March
29

Less a festival than a time of remembrance, 29 March has been marked as Youth Day in Taiwan every year since 1954. It commemorates the 72 young...

April
05

Tying in with the anniversary of Chiang Kai-Shek’s death in 1975, the day has evolved into an opportunity for people to reflect on –...

Taiwan Public Holidays

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

2016

January
01
Founding Day of the Republic of China
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
February
08
Chinese New Year
Start date:
8 February 2016

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

February
28
Peace Memorial Day
Start date:
28 February 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016

Not an official public holiday.

June
09
Tuen Ng (Dragon Boat) Festival
Start date:
9 June 2016
September
16
Mid-Autumn Festival
Start date:
16 September 2016
October
10
National Day
Start date:
10 October 2016
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