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 Feburary 14. In China, 2010 is the year of tiger(Hu Nian). The World Expo Shanghai 2010 is to be held in Shanghai from May 1 to October 31, during which there are four public holidays, totalling 16 non-working days.
See 2010 China Public Holidays as below:
|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.