Chinese calendar is the traditional calendar followed by the Chinese people. Though this is not the official calendar, almost all traditional activities, festivals and Chinese holidays are based on the Chinese calendar.

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Festivals, Holidays and Important Days in China in the year 4714

Given below is a list of festivals, holidays, important days, events and observances in China for the year 2016.

  • Laba Festival Sunday, January 17
  • New Year Monday, February 8
  • Lantern Festival Monday, February 22
  • Zhonghe Festival Thursday, March 10
  • Shangsi Festival Saturday, April 9
  • Duanwu Festival Thursday, June 9
  • Bathing and Basking Festival Saturday, July 9
  • Qi Xi Festival Tuesday, August 9
  • The Ghost Festival Wednesday, August 17
  • Mid Autumn Festival Thursday, September 15
  • Independence Day Saturday, October 1
  • Double Ninth Festival Sunday, October 9
  • Spirit Festival Monday, November 14
  • Christmas Sunday, December 25

Even today Chinese calendar is being followed by the people of East Asian countries to determine their traditional festivals. Chinese New Year is based on the Chinese Calendar. The Chinese Zodiac relates 12 animals to each Calendar year.

This is a dynamic online Chinese Calendar 2016 created based on user input. This webpage shows the Chinese Calendar along with traditional chinese festival dates of 2016.