TAIWAN PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2013

Taiwan, the world of beauty is located in East Asia. Holidays in Taiwan are regulated on the traditional Chinese festivals observed each year. If the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday the Holiday is declared on the following weekdays.
Here is the list of Taiwan public holidays 2013:

Date Name Remarks
January 1 New Years Day Republic Day
February 9 Chinese New Year Day before 1st day of 1st lunar month
February 10 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
February 11 Chinese New Year 2nd day of 1st lunar month
February 12 Chinese New Year 3rd day of 1st lunar month
February 13 Chinese New Year 4th day of 1st lunar month
February 24 Lantern Festival 15th Day of 1st lunar month
February 28 Peace Memorial Day
April 4 Children’s Day
April 5 Tomb Sweeping Day
May 1 Labour Day
June 12 Dragon Festival
September 19 Mid-Autumn Festival TBC
October 10 National Day Celebrates the start of the Wuchang Uprising of October 10, 1911
October 13 Double Ninth Day Autumn Remembrance

Taiwan Republic Day / Founding Day / New Year’s Day 2013 also known as 元旦
(Tuesday, 1 January 2013)
Every year first day of the first month New Year is observed as a Public Holiday in Taiwan. The republic of China was formed on the new year of 1912, hence it is also known as Taiwan Republic Day or Founding day

Chinese New Year’s Eve 2013 also known as 農曆除夕
(Saturday, 9 February 2013)
The day ahead Chinese New Year. The great occasion in which everyone get-together with family and friends.

Chinese New Year 2013 is also called as 春節
Sunday, 10 February 2013, Monday, 11 February 2013, Tuesday, 12 February 2013,*Wednesday, 13 February 2013 (*4th day of Chinese New Year observed as a holiday since the 1st day falls on Sunday):
The Chinese New Year 2013 is a most important Chinese Holiday. According to Chinese lunar calendar, Chinese New Year 2013 is commemorated on first three days of the lunar month.

Peace Memorial Day 2013 is also known as 228和平紀念日
(Thursday, 28 February 2013)
The Ceremony of 228 occurrences or 228 Massacre concerning anti-government move in 1947 is marked as Peace Memorial Day.

The Combined Holidays Between Woman’s Day and Children Day 2013 is also known as 婦女節、兒童節合併假期
(Thursday, 4 April 2013)
To improve the low birth-rate in Taiwan, the Combined Holidays has been celebrated since 2011.

Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Day) 2013 is also known as 清明節
(Wednesday, 5 April 2013)
Qing Ming Festival is marked on the Fifteenth day of the Spring Equinox

Dragon Boat Festival / Dragon Festival / Dumping Festival 2013 is also called as 端午節
(Wednesday, 12 June 2013 )
Dragon Festival is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month according to the Chinese lunar month.

Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival / Moon cake Festival / Lantern Festival 2013 is also known as 中秋節
(Thursday, 19 September 2013)
Chinese people celebrate the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month as a Popular lunar harvest festival.

National Celebration Day / Double Tenth Day 2013 is also known as 國慶日 (雙十節)
(Thursday, 10 October 2013)
The beginning in 1911 is as
The National Celebration Day is observed at the beginning of the Wuchang revolution

Happy Taiwan Public Holidays 2013! Enjoy Your Holiday in Taiwan!

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