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Chinese New Year's Eve in Taiwan

Chinese New Year marks 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. Every year is represented by a zodiac animal sign.

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
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 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Chinese New Year's Eve 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

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List of dates for other years

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