China’s General Office of the State Council released the “Circular on the Arrangement of Certain Holidays in 2013 (guobanfamingdian  No.33)” on December 8 and announced the arrangement of national holidays in 2013.
China has 7 legal festivals in a year including New Year's Day, Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day.
Below is the official public holiday schedule in 2013 announced by the State Council on the Chinese mainland.
Official public holiday schedule for 2013 on Chinese mainland
Days off in 2013
New Year's Day
January 5 (Saturday) and January 6 (Sunday) are official working days
Subject to Chinese lunar calendar
February 16 (Saturday) and February 17 (Sunday) are official working days
Tomb Sweeping Day
April 4 or 5
April 7 (Sunday) is an official working da
April 29 – May 1
April 27 (Saturday) and April 28 (Sunday) are official working days
Dragon Boat Festival
The 5th day of the
5th lunar month
June 8 (Saturday) and June 9 (Sunday) are official working days
The 15th day of the 8th lunar month
September 22 (Sunday) is an official working day
September 29 (Sunday) and October 12 (Saturday) are official working days
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