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There are 7 official holidays/festivals each year when banks and businesses are closed and everyone is on vacation. In addition, there are days honoring women and children and on those dates, the honored party has off for a half day.

Some festivals are based on the lunar calendar and change each year. For a description of each holiday/festival, please see below the chart.

Holiday Date 2013 2014 2015
New Year's Day January 1 January 1-3 January 1-3 January 1-3
Spring Festival Based on Lunar Cycle Falls on Feb. 10
Holiday from Feb. 9-15
Falls on Jan. 31
Holiday from Jan. 30-Feb. 5
Falls on Feb. 19
Holiday from Feb. 18-24
Women's Day
For All Women
March 8 Half Day off March 8 Half Day off March 8 Half Day off March 8
Qingming Festival April 4 or 5 Falls on Apr. 4
Holiday from Apr. 4-6
Falls on Apr. 5
Holiday from Apr. 4-6
Falls on Apr.
Holiday from Apr. 4-6
May Day May 1 Apr. 29-May 1 May 1-3 May 1-3
Youth Day
For Youth above 14 years old
May 4 Half Day off May 4 Half Day off May 4 Half Day off May 4
Children's Day
For Children under 13 years old
June 1 June 1 June 1 June 1
Dragon Boat Festival Fifth Day of the 5th Lunar Month Falls on June 12
Holiday from June 10-12
Falls on June 2
Holiday from May 31-June 2
Falls on June 20
Holiday from Ju…