China's public holiday schedule for 2016: State Council

Updated: 11 Dec 2015
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On December 10th, China’s General Office of the State Council announced the official national holiday schedule for 2016 as follows:
New Year
January 1 – 3 (3 days in total)
January 2 and 3 are on weekend.
Spring Festival
February 7 – 13 (7 days in total)
February 6 (Saturday) and February 14 (Sunday) are official working days.
Tomb Sweeping Day
April 2-4 (3 days in total)
April 2 and 3 are on weekend.
Labor Day
April 30 (Saturday) – May 2 (3 days in total)
The May 2 is a compensated leave day.
Dragon Boat Festival
June 9-11 (3 days in total)
June 12 (Sunday) is an official working day.
Mid-Autumn Festival
September 15-17 (3 days in total)
September 18 (Sunday) is an official working day.
National Day
October 1-7 (7 days in total)
October 8 and 9 (weekend) are official working days
It is important to note that the above dates are the official holidays, but private companies have the right to determine their own schedules as long as the official holidays above are maintained.

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CarlPurcell Commented on 03 Sep 2016
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margaretrmartin Commented on 18 May 2016
It,s a great thing you have done here. In advance if we are aware about the public holidays we could schedule our timings and vacation trips. If we want to visit any relatives home or any other place this will be helpful.
ozgal Commented on 05 Jan 2016
Anyone able to confirm which days the replacement work days are? That is to say, are they pretend Mondays or another day. This helps with school schedules. Thanks.