China National Day 2022 (Golden Week Holiday)

China National Day 2022 (Golden Week Holiday)

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2022 Chinese National Day Holiday – Golden Week

China National Day, officially the National Day of the People's Republic of China, is annually celebrated on October 1st to commemorate the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Chinese people enjoy a 7-day holiday from Oct. 1st to 7th, which is known as Golden Week. There are usually many activities held around the country, especially in Beijing. It is a peak time for Chinese people to travel at home and abroad.

The History of China's National Day

On October 1, 1949, the People's Republic of China was inaugurated. An official victory celebration and ceremony were held in Tian’anmen Square. Mao Zedong raised the first Communist national flag of China in person amid 300,000 soldiers and other people who were gathered at the square.

National Day Celebrations/Activities

China National Day is celebrated throughout Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, and Macau with a variety of activities. Public places are decorated with flags and flowers. Beijing host the biggest celebrations.

Oct. 1st Military Review & Parade in Beijing

The highlight of the national celebrations in Beijing is the national civil-military parade. It does not hold annually, and it is now held on a small scale every 5 years and on a large scale every 10 years.

The National Day Flag Raising Ceremony

On October 1, there is a special flag raising ceremony at Tian’anmen Square. The square is decorated festively with flags and portraits. Exactly at sunrise, uniformed troops march out to start the flag raising ceremony.

Other National Day Vacation Activities

     The government also sponsors firework displays and light shows in the city. 

     Retail/tourism on overdrive: It's called the golden week as it's shops/sights biggest profit-bringing week of the year. 

     Other sectors closed: Government offices close, China's embassies might be closed, and companies, factories, and restaurants might close for at least a day or two. 

     R&R: Chinese like to take it easy during the holidays, go traveling, eat well, and give gifts, and many try to visit back home.


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