Today, here we are presenting to you the list of Public Holidays in China with all the information about those holidays. If you are a citizen of China or going there for a visit then this holiday list will be very informative and beneficial to you.
China is an East-Asian country with the world’s most populated country with the total number of people of 1.404 billion. It is the country with the earliest civilization and we all are well informed about it.
Public Holidays in China 2020
Below is the list of holidays in the country China for the year 2020. The complete list of holidays is not issued by the government till the mid of December 2019. Here are the holidays issued by the government so far.
|Jan 01||New Year’s Day|
|Jan 24||Chinese New Year Eve|
|Jan 25||Chinese New Year|
|Jan 26-31||Chinese New Year Holidays|
|Mar 08||Women’s Day
(Women can have a half-day holiday)
|Apr 04||Ching Ming Festival|
|Apr 05||Ching Ming Festival Holiday|
|Apr 06||Ching Ming Festival Holiday|
|May 01||Labour Day|
|Jun 25||Dragon Boat Festival|
|Oct 01||Mid-Autumn Festival|
|Oct 01||National Day|
|Oct 02-07||National Day Holiday|
|Oct 25||Chung Yeung Festival|
Public Holidays 2020 in China
Let us now discuss some more about the holidays in China because holidays in China do not work like other countries in the world. Their holiday system is different from others and the government decides the holidays there.
In China, weekdays and weekend days are exchanged with each other. Yes, you heard it right. People in China also work on Saturdays and Sundays. If a holiday is on a working day, the government will make the coming weekend day a normal working day and people have to go to work on that day. We know that its a bit confusing but it is favorable to the people the Chinese citizens.
There are technically six national holidays in a year, most people live away from their home town. So in order to visit the home town, there has to be a long holiday or it should fall during the coming weekend. But workers are given yearly leave by the government so he can visit his home.
China Public Holidays 2020
The first big festival of the country China is the Chines new year which is known as Lunar New Year worldwide which is a festival celebrated on the occasion of the new year according to the Chines calendar. It starts from the 25th to 31st of January, 2020 and it is celebrated annually.
Ching Ming Festival Holiday is another big day in the Chines calendar which is known as the sweeping day and ancestors’ day in English. On this day, the people of China go to their ancestor’s graves and clean them. This falls from April 4th to April 6th, 2019.
Have you ever heard about the Dragon Boat Festival which is celebrated in China? This is a festival where people race against each other on boats which are structured as dragons. This festival represents the energy of the youth of the country. According to the Chines calendar, the festival falls in the summer but it is not on the same date as before and changes year by year.
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