Chinese Calendar 2014
Chinese Calendar 2014 is here to get you in touch with China. According to the Chinese Calendar 2014, year 2014 is the year of the horse. China is a country which is just as rich in culture and traditions as India. Chinese celebrate seven festivals which are the most important ones. And, Chinese Calendar 2014 is here to tell you all about these festivals. The seven most important festivals that Chinese celebrate are the Chinese New Year's Day, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival, May Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day.
AstroSage's Chinese Calendar 2014 will have the information of not only the festivals but also about the bank holidays, public holidays and other formal holidays. So, let's get an idea of these holidays before we have a look at the Chinese Calendar 2014. On occasions like Women's Day, Youth Day, Children's Day and Army Day, a half day holiday will be declared.
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Festivals which do not have a holiday declared are also given in our Chinese Calendar 2014. This will help you in your trip planning, so that you make it to the big festivals and not the small ones. The festivals that come under no holiday category are Arbor Day, International Nurses Day, Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese Communist Party, Teachers' Day and Journalists' Day.
Adding onto the celebrations, find out what the year of the horse has in store for you in our Chinese Horoscope For 2014.
Now, let's have a look at the Chinese Calendar 2014.
Chinese Calendar 2014
Holidays and Observances:
|Date||Holidays and Observances|
|1 Jan||New Year's Day|
|2 Jan||New Year's weekend|
|3 Jan||New Year's weekend|
|30 Jan||Spring Festival Eve|
|31 Jan||Chinese New Year|
|1 Feb||Spring Festival Golden Week holiday|
|2 Feb||Spring Festival Golden Week holiday|
|3 Feb||Spring Festival Golden Week holiday|
|4 Feb||Spring Festival Golden Week holiday|
|5 Feb||Spring Festival Golden Week holiday|
|14 Feb||Lantern Festival|
|2 Mar||Zhonghe Festival|
|8 Mar||International Women's Day|
|12 Mar||Arbor Day|
|4 Apr||Qing Ming Jie holiday|
|5 Apr||Qing Ming Jie|
|6 Apr||Qing Ming Jie holiday|
|1 May||Labour Day|
|2 May||Labour Day Holiday|
|3 May||Labour Day Holiday|
|4 May||Youth Day|
|31 May||Dragon Boat Festival holiday|
|1 Jun||Children's Day|
|1 Jun||Dragon Boat Festival holiday|
|2 Jun||Dragon Boat Festival|
|1 Jul||CPC Founding Day|
|11 Jul||Maritime Day|
|1 Aug||Army Day|
|2 Aug||Double Seven Festival|
|10 Aug||Spirit Festival|
|6 Sep||Mid-Autumn Festival holiday|
|7 Sep||Mid-Autumn Festival holiday|
|8 Sep||Mid-Autumn Festival|
|10 Sep||Teachers' Day|
|1 Oct||National Day|
|2 Oct||National Day Golden Week holiday|
|2 Oct||Double Ninth Festival|
|3 Oct||National Day Golden Week holiday|
|4 Oct||National Day Golden Week holiday|
|5 Oct||National Day Golden Week holiday|
|6 Oct||National Day Golden Week holiday|
|7 Oct||National Day Golden Week holiday|
|8 Nov||Journalists' Day|
|25 Dec||Christmas Day|
Chinese people enjoy a total of 11 days of holidays for festivals. Apart from the 104 days of weekends, which makes it a total of 115 days of off every year. Apart from the big festivals, women get a half day off for Women's Day, children below 14 years have a holiday for Children's Day, youth over the age of 14 years have a day off on Youth's day and so on.
As such, our Chinese Calendar 2014 will provide with the details of all the big as well as small festivals. With the help of Chinese Calendar 2014 you can plan your holiday in such a way that it coincides with some major festivals. Spring festival week and National Day week are called as Golden Weeks as they coincide with weekends. This is the time people plan for trips, as such airfares, hotel rents and train fares will shoot up. Apart from this small inconvenience, this is a very good time to visit China and participate in the festivities. Hope our Chinese Calendar 2014 has come of use to you. With this, we wish everyone a Happy 2014.