Practical Information

Major Holidays

Holidays Here is a list of major holidays:

New Year's Day: January 1
Spring Festival (Chinese New Year): Late January or early February
Lantern Festival: Early February
Tomb Sweeping Day (Qing Ming Festival): early April
International Labor Day: May1
Dragon Boat Festival: falls in June
Mid-Autumn Festival: falls in September
National Day: October 1

The different origins of celebrations mean varying degrees of enthusiasm for a given holiday. Christmas and New Year’s Day has begun to draw widespread celebration.