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The official public holidays in 2008 for China are:

 2008 Day of week
Holiday name
 Jan 1  Tuesday New Year    
 Feb  6  Wednesday Spring Festival New Year's Eve
 Feb 7  Thursday Spring Festival    yes
 Feb 8
 Friday Spring Festival    yes
 Feb 9
 Saturday Spring Festival    yes
 Feb 10
 Sunday Spring Festival    yes
 Feb 11
 Monday Spring Festival    yes
 Feb 12
 Tuesday Spring Festival    yes
 Apr 4
 Friday Tomb Sweeping Day Ching Min
 May 1
 Thursday Labour Day    
 May 2
 Friday Labour Day extension, work Sunday May 4  
 Jun 8
 Sunday Dragon Boat
 Jun 9
 Monday Dragon Boat
 Aug 8
 Friday Beijing Olympics Opening ceremony
 Aug 24  Sunday Beijing Olympics Closing ceremony
 Sep 14
 Sunday Mid-Autumn Festival
 Sep 15
 Monday Mid-Autumn Festival
 Sep 29
 Monday National Day holiday
 Sep 30
 Tuesday National Day holiday
 Oct 1
 Wednesday National Day    
 Oct 2
 Thursday National Day holiday
 Oct 3
 Friday National Day holiday    


August 8 has been proposed as a national holiday called 'Sports Day' but has not been approved as of April 2008. The current status is unknown. The parts of the calender marked in red are the two 'big' holidays in China during which most Chinese can travel.

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