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chinese new year - 2011


Chinese new year is the biggest festival for China. 

When it is:
It falls on Feb 3, It falls 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 2012 is year of 4709.  2011 year is 4708. 2010 was 4707 and 2013 will be 4710.

Animal name/Zodiac name:
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