The official Chinese public holiday calendar for 2021 was released on November 25.
The most important things to know:
The May 1 Labor Day holiday has been made a five-day holiday for the second year in a row. It was originally extended from three days to four in 2019, then to five consecutive days in 2020..
October’s Golden Week holiday goes back to the normal seven days in 2021, with a separate Mid-Autumn Festival holiday in late September. A late Mid-Autumn Festival resulted in an eight-day Golden Week in 2020.
Click here to read the announcement from the Chinese government, including details on working weekend days.