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Chinese New Year's Day in Taiwan

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

Is Chinese New Year's Day a Public Holiday?

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

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 Day

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Chinese New Year's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SunFeb 14Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2011ThuFeb 3Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2012MonJan 23Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2013SunFeb 10Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2014FriJan 31Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2015ThuFeb 19Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2016MonFeb 8Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2017SatJan 28Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2018FriFeb 16Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2019TueFeb 5Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday
2020SatJan 25Chinese New Year's DayNational holiday

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