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Chinese New Year's Eve in Taiwan

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

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Chinese New Year's Eve Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
FriJan 261990Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
ThuFeb 141991Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
MonFeb 31992Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
FriJan 221993Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
WedFeb 91994Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
MonJan 301995Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
SunFeb 181996Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
ThuFeb 61997Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
TueJan 271998Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
MonFeb 151999Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
FriFeb 42000Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
TueJan 232001Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
MonFeb 112002Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
FriJan 312003Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
WedJan 212004Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
TueFeb 82005Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
SatJan 282006Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
SatFeb 172007Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
WedFeb 62008Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
SunJan 252009Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
SatFeb 132010Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
WedFeb 22011Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
SunJan 222012Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
SatFeb 92013Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
ThuJan 302014Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
WedFeb 182015Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
SunFeb 72016Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
FriJan 272017Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
ThuFeb 152018Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
MonFeb 42019Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday
FriJan 242020Chinese New Year's EveNational holiday

Quick Facts

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

Chinese New Year's Eve 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Chinese New Year's Eve 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in February 2015 in Taiwan

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