2018 Taiwan Holidays-Year of the Dog

Year of the Dog 2018 Chinese Zodiac SymbolCalendar of official government holidays for Taiwan (up to date as of January 1st, 2018)

Dates Holiday Observed Holiday Holiday Details
 January 1st New Years Day 3 day weekend from Saturday to Monday
Wed Feb 14th ** Chinese New Years Eve Chinese New Years Eve / **Technically not a hoilday
Thursday, Feb. 15 to Tuesday, Feb. 20th Chinese New Year Holiday The official CNY holiday is 6 days in 2018.
Wed. February 28th Peace Memorial Day Peace Memorial Day (Commemorating the 2/28 incident in 1947, which is every year  on February 28th).
Monday and Tuesday April 4th thru April 6th Tomb Sweeping Day & Children's Day In 2018 Tomb Sweeping Day and Children's day are being observed on from Wed. to Friday for a 5 day weekend.
Monday June 18th Dragon Boat Festival In 2018 the Dragon Boat Festival is a 3 day holiday. The holiday commemorates Qu Yuan, a famous Chinese scholar, who lived in the third century BCE and served the king of Chu. After being exiled for crimes he did not commit, he drowned himself in a river, after which eating Zhongzi became a tradition to remember Qu Yuan (originally thought to be a way of preventing fish from eating his body).
Monday, September 24th. Mid-Autumn Festival 2018 is a Monday giving Taiwanese a 3 day weekend. This festival is also commonly called the Moon Festival, Mooncake Festival, Zhongqiu Festival, and the Chinese Lantern Festival. The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the fifteenth day of the eighth moon, which translates to September or October in the Gregorian solar calendar.
Wednesday, October 10th. National Day 2018 Double-Ten is one day this year.   The holiday commemorates the founding of the Republic of China on October 10th, 1911.

 

2013 - the Year of the Snake

2014 - the Year of the Horse

2015 - the Year of the Sheep

2016 - the Year of the Monkey

2017 - the Year of the Rooster

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