LATEST SCHEDULE: CHINESE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS CALENDAR 2021  

|  2021 年的中国放假日历

English Words:       Chinese Publick Holidays and Festivals Calendar 2021

Chinese Pinyin:      Zhōng guó fàng jià rì lì

Chinese Characters:  中国放假日历 (2021)

Similar Chinese Words:   
    放假日历 (Fàngjià rì lì)| Calendar for public holidays and festivals.
    法定节假日 (Fàngdìng jié jià rì)| Legal Public Holidays and Festivals.
    小长假 (Xiǎo chángjià)| Long-week holidays in China.
Related Chinese Words:   
    节日 (Jiérì)| The Chinese name of Festival.
    假期 (Jiàqī)| Holidays or vocations.
    日历 (Rìlì) | Calendar.
    调休 (Tiáoxiū)| Working day in lieu,or working day adjustment

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Important Holidays and Festivals in China 2021

| 2021 年中国重要的节假日

 

Chinese Public Holidays and Festivals Calendar 2021

The year of 2020 is gradually going to an end. And the nearest traditional Chinese festival “Yuandan” is on its way now.

2020 年已逐渐接近尾声。下一个最近的中国传统佳节“元旦”即将来临。

Recently, China has officially announced the latest arrangement of Chinese public holidays, legal festivals, and related working-day adjustments in 2021. The Chinese calendar 2021 includes the most important Chinese festivals either traditional and modern ones, such as Chinese Yuandan, Qingming, Labor Day, Dragon Boat, Mid-autumn, and also the National day festival.

现在,中国官方已发布了 2021 年中国主要法定节假日的放假及调休日期的具体时间安排。包括中国最重要的几大传统节日和现代法定节假日,如元旦、春节、清明节、劳动节、端午节、中秋节和国庆节。

Among the above Chinese festivals and holidays, two of the “big” festivals are Chinese Spring Festival and National Day with at least 7-day long holidays, and the other five are all belong to traditional Chinese festivals, usually lasting for 3 days.

以上节假日中,除了拥有超长假期的春节和国庆节外,其余五个均属中国传统节假日,通常为持续3天的小长假。

For more details, please read the following.

具体日期,如下所示。


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Check out Chinese Public Holidays and Festivals Calendar 2021

| 查看 2021 年的中国放假日历

January: Chinese Yuandan Festival & Yuandan Long Weekend Holidays

| 一月:中国元旦及元旦小长假

Yuandan is one of the traditional festivals for Chinese people to celebrate New Year’s day, based on the solar calendar.

元旦,是中国人庆祝阳历新年的传统佳节。

The Yuandan Long Weekend Holidays will last for 3 days from January 1st to 3rd in 2021.

2021 年的元旦,从 2021 年  1 月 1 日至 3 日,共放假 3 天。

Chinese Yuandan Festival and Holidays Calendar 2021

For more about the Chinese Yuandan festival, click to read Chinese Yuandan stories here.

更多可点击阅读关于中国元旦佳节的故事

February: Chinese Spring Festival & Chinese New Year Holidays

| 二月:中国春节及春节长假

The Spring Festival is actually the real Chinese celebration for the New Year, which is defined based on the Chinese calendar (the lunisolar calendar). It’s absolutely the most important Chinese festival and “big days” for all Chinese people, none of the others beyond.

春节是中国人真正意义上庆祝新年的节日,基于中国农历而定。对所有中国人而言,春节绝对是中国人的“大日子”,最重要的中国节日,没有之一。

Their preparation and celebrations for this big festival are even earlier than the legal holidays scheduled. The Chinese Spring Festival and Holidays in 2021 will start on February 11th and ends on February 17th, lasting 7 days long but with two working-day adjustments separately on February 7th (Sunday) and 20th (Saturday).

人们筹备和庆贺春节的时间甚至远早于国家法定的春节放假时间。而 2021 年的中国春节长假将始于 2 月 11 日,止于同月的 17 日,假期长达 7 天,但需分别在 2 月 7 日和 2 月 20 日上班(调休日)。

Chinese Spring Festival and Holidays Calendar 2021, Chinese New Year 2021

For more stories about the Chinese Yuandan festival, click to reach Chinese Spring Festival here.

点击了解更多关于中国春节的事

April: Chinese Qingming Festival & Qingming Long Weekend Holidays

| 四月:清明节及清明小长假

Qingming Festival in China is a big family event for the Chinese to perform memorial rituals to dead families and dead people. They usually sweep the graves, offer food in front of gravestones, burn incense and ghost money, and more, as Chinese traditional forms of praying for the dead at the cemetery, in order to show their respect and remembrance to the dead.

清明节在中国属于全家出动去扫墓、祭拜逝者的节日活动。通常以扫墓、在墓碑前奉上祭品、焚烧香火和纸钱作为陵园祭奠的形式,借此来表达他们对亡者的敬意和怀念。

The Qingming Long Weekend Holidays in 2021 will last for 3 days from April 3rd to 5th.

2021 年的清明节小长假,从 2021 年  4 月 3 日至 5 日放假,共 3 天。

Chinese Qingming Festival and Holidays Calendar 2021

May: Chinese Labor Day Festival & Its Long Weekend Holidays

| 五月:劳动节及五一小长假

The origin of the Chinese Labor Day Festival counts for Chinese people’s celebration of International Labour Day.

中国五一劳动节源于人们对国际劳动节的庆祝。

The Chinese Labor Day’s Long Weekend Holidays in 2021 will last for 5 days from May 1st to 5th, with two working-day adjustments separately on April 25th (Sunday) and May 8th (Saturday).

2021 年的中国五一小长假,从 2021 年 5 月 1 日至 5 日,共放假 5 天。4 月 25 日(星期日)和 5 月 8 日(星期六)作为调休日上班。

Chinese Labor Day Festival and Labor Day's Long Weekend Holidays Calendar 2021

June: Chinese Duanwu Festival & Dragon Boat Long Weekend Holidays

| 六月:端午节及端午小长假

Duanwu Festival, as one of the oldest traditional Chinese festivals, has already had a history of over two thousand years since ancient China, which now has become one of the most important Chinese legal festivals and public holidays.

端午节,中国民间最古老的传统节日之一,在中国已具有两千多年的历史,现在已是中国法定的重要节日之一。

The Duanwu Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival, is usually calculated based on the Chinese calendar (lunisolar calendar). As of the Chinese Duanwu Dragon Boat Festival in 2021, its long weekend holidays will last for 3 days from June 12th to 14th in 2021.

端午节,也称作龙舟节,通常按中国农历来推算日期。2021 年的端午节,从 2021 年  6 月 12 日至 14 日放假,共 3 天。

Chinese Duanwu Festival and Labor Day's Long Weekend Holidays Calendar 2021, Chinese Dragon Boat Festival 2021, Chinese Dragon Boat Holidays Calendar 2021

For more cultural information about the Chinese Duanwu Festival, click to read our Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Story and also Duanwu Greeting Words in Chinese here.

点击了解更多关于中国端午节的文化故事以及端午节日祝福语

September: Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival & Its Long Weekend Holidays

| 九月:中秋节及中秋小长假

In China, the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival refers to the 15th day of August in the Chinese calendar each year, which is just in the middle of the fall season. That’s why this festival is usually called ” 中秋 (zhōng qiū), China’s Mid-Autumn Festival.

在中国,中秋节处于每年农历的八月十五这一日,正好处于一年里秋季的中间,所以通常被称为“中秋”。

Chinese Mid-autumn Festival and its Long Weekend Holidays in 2021 will last for 3 days from September 19th to 21st, lasting 3 days. But people have to go to work on September 18th (Saturday) due to the working day adjustment.

2021 年的中秋节,从 2021 年  9 月 19 日放假至 21 日,共 3 天。但 9 月 18 日(星期六)则为调休日需要上班。

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and Mid-Autumn Long Weekend Holidays Calendar 2021

For more cultural information about the Chinese Mid-autumn Festival, click to read our Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and Holidays and also Native Audio Greetings on Mid-Autumn Festival here.

点击了解更多关于中国中秋节的故事 以及中秋节音频祝福

October: Chinese National Day Festival & Golden Week Holidays

| 十月:中国国庆节及黄金周假期(国庆长假)

In China, the Chinese National Day Holidays isn’t only referring to the day on October 1st, but usually includes a continuous-seven-day public holiday celebration starting from October 1st to the end of October 7th. Due to the long period of vocation, it is more often called “黄金周 (Huáng jīn zhōu)”, the Chinese golden week in Chinese.

在中国,国庆节假期并非专指十月一日这一天,而是通常包含了从 10 月 1 日起至 10 月 7 日结束的、长达连续一周的公众假期。由于超长的假期时间段,常被称作中国的“黄金周”。

The calendar of Chinese National Day’s Golden Week Holidays in 2021 is also arranged as the above. Additionally, two days separately on September 26th (Sunday) and October 9 (Saturday) requires people to go back to work due to the working-day adjustments.

2021 年中国国庆黄金周的假期时间也作如是安排。而 9 月 26 日(星期日)、10 月 9 日(星期六)则作为调休日需上班。

Chinese National Day Festival and National Day Golden Week Holidays Calendar 2021

For more about the Chinese National Day Festival, click to read our Chinese National Day Festival and China’s Golden Week Holidays.

点击了解更多关于中国国庆节及黄金周的故事 

In addition, you are also free to check out the following Chinese Public Holidays and Festivals Calendar of 2021.

另外,还可参见末尾的中国的 2021 年放假日历表

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The Calendar of Chinese Public Holidays and Festivals 2021

中国节假日
(Jié Jià Rì)
Chinese Festivals & Holidays
天数
(Tiān Shù)
Days
起止日期
(Qǐ Zhǐ Rì Qī)
Start ~ End Date
调休日
(Tiáo Xiū Rì)
Working Day in Lieu
2021年元旦
(yuán dàn)
Yuandan Festival 2021
11月1日 周五
(yī yuè yī rì zhōu wǔ)
January 1st, Friday

(wú)
None
2021年元旦小长假
(yuán dàn xiǎo cháng jià)
Mid-Autumn Festival's Long Weekend Holidays
31月1日~3日
(yī yuè yī rì zhì sān rì)
January 1st~3rd
Friday to Sunday

(wú)
None
2021年春节
(chūn jié)
Spring Festival 2021
12月12日 周五
(èr yuè shí èr rì zhōu wǔ)
February 12th, Friday

(wú)
None
2021年春节长假
(Yuán Dàn Xiǎo Cháng Jià)
Spring Festival Holidays
72月11日~17日
(èr yuè shí yī rì zhì shí qī rì)
February 11th~17th
Thursday to Wednesday
2月7日 周日
(èr yuè qī rì zhōu rì)
February 7, Sunday

2月20日 周六
(èr yuè èr shí rì zhōu liù)
February 20, Saturday
2021年清明节
(qīng míng jié)
Qingming Festival 2021
14月4日 周日
(sì yuè sì rì zhōu rì)
April 4th, Sunday

(wú)
None
2021年清明小长假
(qīng míng xiǎo cháng jià)
Qingming Festival's Long Weekend Holidays
34月3日~5日
(sì yuè sān rì zhì wǔ rì)
April 3rd~5th
Saturday to Monday

(wú)
None
2021年劳动节
(láo dòng jié)
Labor Day Festival 2021
15月1日 周六
(wǔ yuè yī rì zhōu liù)
May 1st, Saturday

(wú)
None
2021年清明小长假
(qīng míng xiǎo cháng jià)
Labor Day Holidays
55月1日~5日
(wǔ yuè yī rì zhì wǔ rì)
May 1st~5th
Saturday to Wednesday
4月25日 周日
(sì yuè èr shí wǔ rì zhōu rì)
April 25th, Sunday

5月8日 周六
(wǔ yuè bā rì zhōu liù)
May 8th, Saturday
2021年端午节
(duān wǔ jié)
Dragon Boat Festival 2021
16月14日 周一
(liù yuè shí sì rì zhōu yī)
June 14th, Monday

(wú)
None
2021年端午小长假
(duān wǔ xiǎo cháng jià)
Dragon Boat Long Weekend Holidays
36月12日~14日
(liù yuè shí èr rì zhì shí sì rì)
June 12th~14th
Saturday to Monday

(wú)
None
2021年中秋节
(Zhōng Qiu Jié)
Mid-Autumn Festival 2021
19月21日 周二
(jiǔ yuè èr shí yī rì zhōu èr)
September 21st, Tuesday

(wú)
None
2021年中秋节小长假
(Zhōng Qiu Xiǎo Cháng Jià)
Mid-Autumn Festival's Long Weekend Holidays
39月19日~21日
(jiǔ yuè shí jiǔ rì zhì èr shí yī rì)
September 19th~21st
Sunday to Tuesday
9月18日 周六
(jiǔ yuè shí bā rì zhōu liù)
September 18, Saturday
2020年国庆节
(Guó Qìng Jié)
Chinese National Day Festival 2021
110月1日 周五
(shí yuè yī rì zhōu wǔ)
October 1st, Friday

(wú)
None
2020年国庆长假/黄金周
(Guó Qìng Cháng Jià/Huáng Jīn Zhōu)
Chinese National-Day (Golden Week) Holidays 2021
710月1日~7日
(shí yuè yī rì zhì qī rì)
October 1st~7th
Sunday to Tuesday
9月26日 周日
(jiǔ yuè èr shí liù rì zhōu rì)
September, Sunday

10月9日 周六
(shí yuè jiǔ rì zhōu liù)
October 9th, Saturday

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