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Lunar New Year's Day in Taiwan

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's Day a Public Holiday?

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

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's Day

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Lunar New Year's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatJan 28Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2018FriFeb 16Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2019TueFeb 5Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2020SatJan 25Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2021FriFeb 12Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2022TueFeb 1Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2023SunJan 22Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2024SatFeb 10Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2025WedJan 29Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2026TueFeb 17Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2027SatFeb 6Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday

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