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Taiwan Public Holidays 2013 Calendar

Taiwan Public Holidays

Taiwan Public Holidays include just 10 official days off, but many other are unofficial celebration. Public holiday include a wide range of primarily Chinese holidays, like the Lunar New Year. Most Tawan Public Holidays follow the Chinese calendar and change dates from year to year.

National Taiwan public holidays

National public holidays include the three days of the Chinese New Year, the Spring Festival, 228 Peace Memorial Day, a combination of Women’s and Children’s Day, Quigming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day. These holidays are the main public holidays in Taiwan.

Non-Official Holidays

Taiwan also commemorates many other holidays unofficially. They include Teacher’s Day Overseas Day, Armed Forces Day, Sun Yat-sen’s Birthday, Dongzhi Festival, and Constitution Day. About a dozen other holidays, like the Lantern Festival, Tourism Day and Cheng Huang’s Birthday, follow the lunar calendar.

We hope that you will enjoy your 2013 Taiwan holidays, and remember to book for hotels or flights in advance for a cheaper bargain, since last minute bookings can go really high.

Here is a list of Taiwanese Public Holidays 2013 Calendar


Republic Day/New Year Day
Tue 1/Jan/2013

Chinese New Year Eve
Sat 9/Feb/2013

Chinese New Year Day
Sun 10/Feb/2013

Chinese New Year Holiday
Mon 11/Feb/2013
Tue 12/Feb/2013
We 13/Feb/2013
Thu 14/Feb/2013
Fri 15/Feb/2013
Sat 16/Feb/2013
Sun 17/Feb/2013

Peace Memorial Day
Thu 28/Feb/2013

Tomb Sweeping Day
Thu 4/Feb/2013

Children’s Day
Thu 4/Apr/2013

Tomb Sweeping Day Holiday
Fri 5/Apr/2013

Labour Day
Wed 1/May/2013

Dragon Boat Festival
Wed 12/Jun/2013

Armed Forces Day
Tue 3/Sep/2013

Moon Festival (Mid Autumn)
Thu 19/Sep/2013

Moon Festival Holiday
Fri 20/Sep/2013

National Day (Double Tenth)
Thu 10/Oct/2013

Disclaimer: Please note that due to last minute change in public holidays, we can not and will not be held responsible for any error or change in the above Taiwan 2013 public holidays calendar. In-order to confirm the above calendar, we advise you to find and contact the Embassy or consulate of Taiwan.

Wish you a happy and pleasant Taiwanese holidays 2013 :)

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