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Spring Festival Golden Week holiday in China

Quick Facts

Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which predates the Gregorian calendar.

Local names

NameLanguage
黄金周Chinese
Spring Festival Golden Week holidayEnglish
Goldene Woche (Frühlingsferien)German

Alternative name

Spring Festival

Spring Festival Golden Week holiday 2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Spring Festival Golden Week holiday 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015
List of dates for other years

Chinese New Year is celebrated worldwide to mark the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year and celebrations can last for about 15 days.

The Chinese New Year for 2014 is on January 31 and marks the start of the Year of the Horse.

Picture of a typical long dragon float for the Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.

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About Spring Festival Golden Week holiday

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Spring Festival Golden Week holiday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunFeb 62000Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
ThuJan 252001Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
WedFeb 132002Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
SunFeb 22003Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
FriJan 232004Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
ThuFeb 102005Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
MonJan 302006Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
MonFeb 192007Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
FriFeb 82008Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
TueJan 272009Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
MonFeb 152010Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
FriFeb 42011Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
TueJan 242012Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
MonFeb 112013Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
SatFeb 12014Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
FriFeb 202015Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
TueFeb 92016Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
SunJan 292017Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
SatFeb 172018Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
WedFeb 62019Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
SunJan 262020Spring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday

Other holidays in February 2014 in China

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