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Year Chinese New Year Begins Animal Sign
2013 February 10 Snake
2014 January 31 Horse
2015 February 19 Sheep
2016 February 8 Monkey
2017 January 28 Rooster
2018 February 16 Dog
2019 February 5 Pig

 

 

Previous Dates and Animal for Chinese New year

Year Chinese New Year Begins Animal Sign
2008 February 7 Rat
2009 January 26 Ox
2010 February 14 Tiger
2011 February 3 Rabbit
2012 January 23 Dragon

 


Chinese new year is the biggest festival for China. 

When it is:
In 2013 , Chinese new year is on Feb 10, 2013. In 2012, Chinese new year was on Jan 23, 2012
In 2011 it was on  Feb 3, 2011. 
In 2010 chinese new year was on Feb 14.


Chinese Calendar:
As per chinese calender 2013 is year of 4710.  2012 year is 4709. 2010 was 4707 and 2014 will be 4711.

Animal name/Zodiac name:
In 2013 Chinese new year is year of Snake In 2012 chinese new year is year of Dragon.
In 2011 chinese year was year of Rabit.
In 2010 chinese year was year of Tiger.
In 2013 will be year of snake.br /> There are 12 animals in Chinese year system and animal name is repeated every 12 years.
Stem name:
XinMao is formal name for 2011.
Geng Yin was formal name for 2010.

The Stem names are repeated every 60 years.






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2011 Holidays in China

The first day of January - Saturday - January 01

Lunar New Year's Day - Tuesday - February 03

The second day of the Lunar New Year - Friday - February 04

The third day of the Lunar New Year - Saturday - February 05

Ching Ming Festival - Tuesday - April 05

Good Friday - Friday - April 22

The day following Good Friday - Saturday - April 22

Easter Monday - Monday - April 25

The day following Labour Day - Monday - May 2

The Buddha's Birthday - Tuesday - May 10

Tuen Ng Festival - Monday - June 06

HK Special Administrative Region Establishment Day - Friday - July 01

The day following Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival - September 13 - Tuesday

National Day - Saturday - October 01

Chung Yeung Festival - Wednesday - October 05

The first weekday after Christmas Day - Monday - October 26

The second weekday after Christmas Day - Tuesday - December 25