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Public holidays in the People's Republic of China

  

There are seven official public holidays in the People's Republic of China starting from 2008:

 

Name

Date

Duration

New Year’s Day

January 1

1 day

The Spring Festival

The eve of the Lunar New Year

3 days

Tomb-Sweeping Day

5th Solar Term (early April)

1 day

Labor Day

May 1

1 day

Dragon-boat Festival

5th day of 5th lunar month

1 day

Mid-Autumn Festival

15th day of 8th lunar month

1 day

National Day

October 1

3 days

 

There are four official public holidays applicable to specific sections of the population:

Name

Date

Duration

Applicable to

Women's Day

March 8

half-day

Women

Youth Day

May 4

half-day

Youth above the age of 14

Children’s Day

June 1

1 day

Children below the age of 14

Army Day

August 1

half-day

Military personnel in active service

 

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