China Public Holiday Calendar in 2018,2019,2020

China Public Holiday Calendar in 2018,2019,2020

In China, there are seven official holidays in a year, namely New Year’s Day, Chinese New Year (Spring Festival), Qingming Festival, Labor Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, and National Day. Among these official holidays are four traditional Chinese holidays, which always subject to the lunar calendar. The Double Third Festival,however, is only celebrated by Zhuang Nationality in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Detailed schedule of the public holidays:

Festival Official Holidays 2018 days off 2019 days off 2020 days off
New Year's Day 1 day Dec. 30, 2017 to Jan. 1, 2018 Dec. 30, 2018 -Jan. 1, 2019 Jan. 1, 2020
Chinese New Year 3 days (the first three days of the first lunar month) It falls on Feb. 16, 2018. The holiday is from Feb. 15 to 21. It falls on Feb. 5, 2019. The holiday is from Feb. 4 to 10. It falls on Jan.25, 2020.The holiday is from Jan.24 to 30.
Double Third Festival 2 days (the third day of the third lunar month )
Only applies to Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
It falls on Apr. 18, 2018. The holiday is from Apr. 18 to 19. It falls on Apr. 7, 2019. The holiday is from Apr. 6 to Apr. 7. It falls on March. 26, 2020. The holiday is from March. 26 to 29.
Qingming Festival 1 day It falls on Apr. 5, 2018. The holiday is from Apr.5 to 7. It falls on Apr. 5, 2019. It falls on Apr. 4, 2020. The holiday is from Apr. 4 to 6.
Labor Day 1 day Apr. 29 to May 1, 2018 Apr. 29 to May 1, 2019 May. 1 to May 3, 2020
Dragon Boat Festival 1 day (the fifth day of the fifth lunar month) It falls on Jun. 18, 2018. The holiday is from Jun. 16 to 18. It falls on Jun. 7, 2019. The holiday is from Jun. 7 to 9. It falls on Jun. 25, 2020. The holiday is from Jun. 25 to 27.
Mid-Autumn Festival 1 day (the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month) It falls on Sep. 24, 2018. The holiday is from Sep.22 to 24. It falls on Sep. 13, 2019. The holiday is from Sep. 13 to 15. It falls on Octo. 1, 2020, within the National Day Holiday.
National Day 3 days Oct. 1 to 7, 2018 Oct. 1 to 7, 2019 Oct. 1 to 7, 2020.

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