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Chinese and Lunar New Year 2019 dates

Islamic Holiday List of dates when Lunar New Year is a public holiday in different countries

  • 2019 is the Lunar New Year of the earth pig
  • 2019 is the Chinese New Year of the earth pig

    Chinese New Year
    Each year in the Chinese calendar is repesented by one of twelve animals in the Chinese Zodiac. 2019 will be the year of the Earth Pig.

  • Tet is Vietnamese New Year and is the most important festival and public holiday in Vietnam

    Tet Nguyen Dan
    Tet is Vietnamese New Year and is the most important festival and public holiday in Vietnam.

  • Korean New Year is the first day of the lunar Korean calendar. It is the most important of the traditional Korean holidays.

    Seollal
    Korean New Year is the first day of the lunar Korean calendar. It is the most important of the traditional Korean holidays.

  • Tibetan New year is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar

    Losar
    Tibetan New year is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar.


Chinese New Year, year of the Earth Pig, begins on Tuesday 5 February 2019 and will be a public holiday in several countries in East Asia. The Chinese New Year is celebrated by almost a sixth of the world's population. This page lists the days on which Lunar New Year is a public or government holiday in the countries and regions covered by officeholidays.com.

Monday 4 February 2019

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year Eve Eve of 1st lunar month
Macau Macau Chinese New Year Eve Afternoon only. Government only
South Korea South Korea Korean New Year Holiday Usually in early February; three-day consecutive holidays
Taiwan Taiwan Chinese New Year Eve Day before 1st day of 1st lunar month
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Eve Vietnamese New Year Eve

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Country Known as Comments
Brunei Brunei Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
China China Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
East Timor East Timor Chinese New Year Public sector only
Hong Kong Hong Kong Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
India India (regional) Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Indonesia Indonesia Chinese New Year Imlek.
Macau Macau Chinese New Year (1st Day) 1st day of 1st lunar month
Malaysia Malaysia Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Mauritius Mauritius Chinese Spring Festival 1st day of 1st lunar month
Mongolia Mongolia Lunar New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
North Korea North Korea Korean New Year Seollal
Philippines Philippines Chinese New Year Special non-working day
Singapore Singapore Chinese New Year 1st 2 days of Chinese Lunar New Year
South Korea South Korea Korean New Year Usually in early February; three-day consecutive holidays
Suriname Suriname Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Taiwan Taiwan Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Thailand Thailand (regional) Chinese New Year Narathiwat, Pattani, Yala and Satun only
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Nguyen Dan Vietnamese New Year

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Hong Kong Hong Kong Chinese New Year 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Macau Macau Chinese New Year (2nd Day) 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Malaysia Malaysia (regional) Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar Except Kelantan
Mongolia Mongolia Lunar New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Singapore Singapore Chinese New Year 1st 2 days of Chinese Lunar New Year
South Korea South Korea Korean New Year Holiday Usually in early February; three-day consecutive holidays
Taiwan Taiwan Chinese New Year Holiday
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year

Thursday 7 February 2019

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year 3rd day of 1st lunar month. Compensated by Saturday 2 February
Hong Kong Hong Kong Chinese New Year 3rd day of 1st lunar month
Macau Macau Chinese New Year (3rd Day) 3rd day of 1st lunar month
Mongolia Mongolia Lunar New Year Holiday 3rd day of 1st lunar month
Taiwan Taiwan Chinese New Year Holiday
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year

Friday 8 February 2019

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year 4th day of 1st lunar month. Compensated by Sunday 3 February
Taiwan Taiwan Chinese New Year Holiday Compensated by Saturday 19 January
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year

Saturday 9 February 2019

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year 5th day of 1st lunar month

Sunday 10 February 2019

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year 6th day of 1st lunar month

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