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Chinese and Lunar New Year 2018 dates

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

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  • 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 Dog, begins on Friday 16 February 2018 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.

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Country Known as Comments
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Holiday

Thursday 15 February 2018

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year Eve Eve of 1st lunar month
Macau Macau Chinese New Year Eve Government only. Day before 1st day of 1st lunar month
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

Friday 16 February 2018

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 Lunar New Year's Day
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

Saturday 17 February 2018

Country Known as Comments
Brunei Brunei Chinese New Year Holiday Probable holiday
China China Chinese New Year Holiday 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 month. Except Kelantan, Terengganu
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 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year

Sunday 18 February 2018

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year Holiday 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 3rd day of 1st lunar month
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year

Monday 19 February 2018

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year Holiday 4th day of 1st lunar month.
Hong Kong Hong Kong The fourth day of Lunar New Year
Macau Macau Chinese New Year (4th Day) Government only. 4th day of 1st lunar month
Taiwan Taiwan Chinese New Year Holiday 4th day of 1st lunar month
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Holiday

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year Holiday 5th day of 1st lunar month. Compensated by Sunday 11 February
Macau Macau Chinese New Year (5th Day) Government only. 5th day of 1st lunar month
Taiwan Taiwan Chinese New Year Holiday 5th day of 1st lunar month
Vietnam Vietnam Tet Holiday

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Country Known as Comments
China China Chinese New Year Holiday 6th day of 1st lunar month. Compensated by Saturday 24 February

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