Editor’s Note: You can find the updated National Holiday Schedule for 2016 here.
The Chinese government announced an additional national holiday on September 3 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Allies’ victory over Japan. September 3 and 4 (Thursday and Friday) will be holidays, but Sunday will be a working day.
China’s General Office of the State Council released the “Circular on the Arrangement of Certain Holidays in 2015 (guobanfamingdian  No.28)” on December 16 and announced the official national holiday schedule for 2015 as follows:
Tomb Sweeping Day
Dragon Boat Festival
70 Year Anniversary of the Chinese people’s Resistance against Japan and the Global Victory over Fascism
It is important to note that the above dates are the official holidays, but private companies have the right to determine their own schedules as long as the official holidays above are maintained.
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