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Lunar New Year in Suriname

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

Is Lunar New Year a Public Holiday?

Lunar New Year is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2023, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

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

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About Lunar New Year

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Lunar New Year Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2018FriFeb 16Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2019TueFeb 5Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2020SatJan 25Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2021FriFeb 12Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2022TueFeb 1Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2023SunJan 22Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2024SatFeb 10Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2025WedJan 29Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2026TueFeb 17Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2027SatFeb 6Lunar New YearPublic Holiday
2028WedJan 26Lunar New YearPublic Holiday

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