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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_New_Year

Chinese New Year, also known as the "Spring Festival in modern China, is an important ... Chinese New Year is considered a major holiday for the Chinese and has had ..... but not an official holiday, see the section below on Festivities outside China. .... It is also common in China that on the 5th day people will shoot off ...

blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/02/10/should-the-start-of-the-chinese-new-year-be-a-federal-holiday

Feb 10, 2013 ... For billions of Chinese around the world, today is the first day of the new lunar year — the year of the Water Snake, according to astrological ...

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/chinese-new-year

It marks the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar. ... Chinese New Year is not a federal public holiday in the United States. ... Chinese historical organizations in the United States can trace the arrival of the Chinese in North, Central ...

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/china

Overview of holidays and many observances in China during the year 2017. ... Jan 29, Sunday, Spring Festival Golden Week holiday, National holiday.

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/china/spring-festival

The Spring Festival is a national holiday in China. Government offices, schools, universities and many companies are closed during the period from the Spring ...

www.travelchinaguide.com/essential/public-holiday.htm

China has seven legal holidays during which people can enjoy days off. The Chinese New Year and the National Day are two golden weeks holiday and peak  ...

www.travelchinaguide.com/essential/holidays/spring-festival.htm

Chinese New Year, namely the Spring Festival in China, is the longest public ... in China have at least seven days off work, including three days' legal holiday, ... the Chinese New Year's Eve, and the holiday celebration will last to the Lantern ...

reappropriate.co/2013/02/white-house-petition-to-make-lunar-new-year-a-recognized-federal-holiday-in-schools

Feb 4, 2013 ... ... to Make Lunar New Year a Recognized Federal Holiday in Schools. Next weekend, many Asian Americans will be celebrating the Lunar New Year, ... not by the federal government: this is why the start dates of spring, winter ...

www.officeholidays.com/countries/china/chinese_new_year.php

Chinese New Year begins on 16 February 2018 and will be a public holiday in ... Soekarnoputri declared Chinese New Year as a national holiday starting from ...