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Chinese Lunar New Year Public Holiday in Singapore

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
Chinese Lunar New Year Public HolidayEnglish
Cuti Tahun Baru CinaMalay
சீன புத்தாண்டு விடுமுறைTamil
Chinesisches Neujahr (Ersatztermin)German
農曆年初一Chinese

Alternative name

Spring Festival

Chinese Lunar New Year Public Holiday 2014

Chinese Lunar New Year Public Holiday does not occur in 2014

Chinese Lunar New Year Public Holiday 2015

Chinese Lunar New Year Public Holiday does not occur in 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 Chinese Lunar New Year Public Holiday

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Chinese Lunar New Year Public Holiday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueFeb 122013Chinese Lunar New Year Public HolidayNational holiday
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