Holiday Guide for Macau in 2021

Macau 2021
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2021

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Macau (also spelled Macao) is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China. The autonomous territory is situated on China's south coast, 40 miles south-west of Hong Kong.

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Capital: Macau
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Time Zone: +8 UTC
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List of Public Holidays in Macau in 2021

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Day

Macau: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Lunar New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
Lunar New Year's Day

Macau: The Chinese New Year marks the start of the lunar new year, which occurs sometime between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. Also known as the Spring Festival, it is considered one of China’s most important celebrations, with each year being named after one of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. Festivities include fireworks, parades, and performances. The holiday closes with a lantern festival.

The second day of the Lunar New Year


The second day of the Lunar New Year

Macau: The Chinese New Year marks the start of the lunar new year, which occurs sometime between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. Also known as the Spring Festival, it is considered one of China’s most important celebrations, with each year being named after one of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. Festivities include fireworks, parades, and performances. The holiday closes with a lantern festival.

The third day of the Lunar New Year


The third day of the Lunar New Year

Macau: The Chinese New Year marks the start of the lunar new year, which occurs sometime between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. Also known as the Spring Festival, it is considered one of China’s most important celebrations, with each year being named after one of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. Festivities include fireworks, parades, and performances. The holiday closes with a lantern festival.

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Macau: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

The Day before Easter


The Day before Easter

Macau: Day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week. Commemorates the day that Jesus Christ's body lay in the tomb

Ching Ming Festival


Ching Ming Festival

Macau: Ching Ming is the Remembrance of Ancestors Day or Grave-Sweeping Day and takes place on the 15th day after the Spring Equinox.

Labour Day


Labour Day

Macau: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Buddha's Birthday


Buddha's Birthday

Macau: Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

Tuen Ng Festival

 Long Weekend! 
Tuen Ng Festival

Macau: The Tuen Ng Festival, otherwise known as the Dragon Boat Festival, has been celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth moon for millennia

Day following Chong Chao Festival


Day following Chong Chao Festival

Macau: Day following the Mid-Autumn Festival which starts on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month

National Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Day

Macau: The People's Republic of China was founded on October 1st 1949 with a ceremony at Tian'anmen Square.

National Day Holiday


National Day Holiday

Macau: The People's Republic of China was founded on October 1st 1949 with a ceremony at Tian'anmen Square.

Chung Yeung Festival


Chung Yeung Festival

Macau: The festival, otherwise known as Autumn Remembrance, has been celebrated on the ninth day of the ninth moon for millennia

All Souls' Day


All Souls' Day

Macau: Dedicated to the remembrance of the departed. All Souls' Day follows All Saints' Day.

Feast of Immaculate Conception


Feast of Immaculate Conception

Macau: It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all of her life

Macao SARE Day

 Long Weekend! 
Macao SARE Day

Macau: Sovereignty over Macau was transferred from Portugal to China on December 20th 1999

Dongzhi


Dongzhi

Macau: Dongzhi means extreme of winter and is an important festival marking end of shorter daylight

Christmas Eve

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Eve

Macau: Christmas Eve marks the culmination of the Advent period before Christmas that started on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Macau: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC