China is world’s no.1 country from the population point of view. Chinese people are known all over the world because of their great enthusiasm that they put in the festivals. In this huge country only two holidays are Internationally announced which are New year’s day and May day.

People in China are very hard working and most of the people work seven days a week. Therefore if any holiday comes on Sunday, then also it’s not any problem.

Let’s have a look at the China Public Holidays 2013 Calender

  • International New Year’s Day

On the very first day of new year according to Western Calender. 1 January, 2013.

It’s the most important festival and is celebrated all over the China with great enthusiasm. It’s like the best festival of Chinese people and is celebrated for 15 days. It starts from the 1st day of 1st month according to the Chinese Calender. It ends on 15th of first month according to Chinese Calender.

1st day of 1st lunar month 9 February 2013 10 February 2013

11 February 2013

  • Qing Ming / Tomb Sweeping Day / Clear Bright Festival

To give honor and to remember the ancestors, this day is celebrated, 4 April 2013.

  • China Labour Day / May Day / International Worker’s Day 2013

May day is celebrated in all the world with great enthusiasm. In China it was used to celebrate for 7 days. But now it’s celebrated for 3 days only. Starts from the first day of May, i.e. 1 May 2013 to 3 May 2013.

  • Duanwu Festival / Dragon Boat Festival / Dumpling Festival 2013

It’s celebrated to commemorate the great Chinese poet Qu Yuan who made a great sacrifice by drowning himself to oppose the rule. It’s celebrated by Chinese people with great enthusiasm, whether they are living in China or any other country of World. 12 June 2013.

  • Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival / Lantern Festival 2013

It’s Chinese harvest festival which is famous all over the world. To enjoy the full bright moon, all Chinese people along with their families gather and eat cakes and drink Chinese tea. The date for this is 19 September 2013 and day is Thursday.

  • National Day of People’s Republic of China 2013

People’s republic of China was found in 1949 on this day and is announced as national holiday to celebrate and commemorate it every year. It’s celebrated for three days starting from 1st October to 3rd October.

Other than these holidays, Golden weeks occurs in China. It generally falls in Spring festival and is a holiday for the whole week. According to legal authorities, the holiday is reduced to 3 days but workers of China get rest for complete week.

So it was the list of holidays in China in 2013. The Chinese people are famous in all over the globe for their great enthusiasm to live the life and to enjoy the festivals. These festivals represent the love and unity of Chinese people.You should visit this beautiful country along with your family in your vacations.

Well, the list here is generated by gathering information from different sources and we can’t guarantee for it be 100 percent accurate as there may be sudden change in it. But the calender is correct as of now. I recommend you all to pay a visit to China to enjoy these holidays and festivals. If you are worrying about stay in China, then there are many beautiful hotels for comfortable stay.

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