2010 China Public Holidays Announced

Updated: December 8, 2009 | Clicks: 28193

The public holidays of China in 2010 are concentrated on the three following months: January, May and October. Chinese New Year 2010 (the Spring Festival) begins at the same day as the Valentine's Day on Feb. 14th. In China, 2010 is the year of tiger(虎). The World Expo Shanghai 2010 is to be held in Shanghai from May 1 to Oct. 31, during which there are four public holidays, totalling 16 non-working days.

See 2010 China Public Holidays as below:

Public Holidays Dates Weekdays Note
2010 New Year's Day Jan. 1 - Jan. 3 Friday to Sunday
The same with western countries.
Chinese New Year Feb. 13 - Feb. 19 Saturday to Friday
It is usually called "Spring Festival" by Chinese people. Chinese New Year is the most important festival in China.
Qingming Festival April 3 - April 5 Saturday to Monday
It is the festival to commemorate the dead.
Labor Day May 1 - May 3 Saturday to Monday
The same with western countries, and this year the Word Expo Shanghai 2010 will kick off on May 1st, the begining day of Labor Day holiday.
Dragon Boat Festival June 14 - June 16 Monday to Wednesday
It is a traditional festival for dragon boat racing and eating rice-dumplings(zong zi).
Mid-autumn Festival Sep. 22 - Sep. 24 Wednesday to Friday
A traditional festival for people to get together with their families, appreciating the full moon and eating delicious mooncakes.
National Holiday Oct. 1 - Oct. 7 Friday to the next Thursday
The cerebration on the founding of new P.R. China.

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