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The next public holiday in Taiwan is

1st January, FridayRepublic Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Taiwan in 2020

WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01Republic Day
ThursdayThuJan 23, 2020Jan 23Chinese New Year Holiday
FridayFriJan 24, 2020Jan 24Chinese New Year's Eve
SaturdaySatJan 25, 2020Jan 25Chinese New Year
SundaySunJan 26, 2020Jan 26Chinese New Year Holiday
MondayMonJan 27, 2020Jan 27Chinese New Year Holiday
TuesdayTueJan 28, 2020Jan 28Chinese New Year Holiday
WednesdayWedJan 29, 2020Jan 29Chinese New Year Holiday
FridayFriFeb 28, 2020Feb 28Peace Memorial Day
ThursdayThuApr 02, 2020Apr 02Children's Day
FridayFriApr 03, 2020Apr 03Qing Ming Festival Holiday
SaturdaySatApr 04, 2020Apr 04Children's Day
SaturdaySatApr 04, 2020Apr 04Qing Ming Festival
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Labour Day
ThursdayThuJun 25, 2020Jun 25Dragon Boat Festival
FridayFriJun 26, 2020Jun 26Dragon Boat Festival Holiday
ThursdayThuOct 01, 2020Oct 01Mid-Autumn Festival
FridayFriOct 09, 2020Oct 09National Day-Holiday
SaturdaySatOct 10, 2020Oct 10National Day

Public Holidays in Taiwan

Republic Day

Republic Day

Friday Jan 01, 2021

The upcoming Taiwan holiday Republic Day is in 64 days from today.

Chinese New Year's Eve

Chinese New Year's Eve

Wednesday Feb 10, 2021

The upcoming Taiwan holiday Chinese New Year's Eve is in 104 days from today.

Chinese New Year Holiday

Chinese New Year Holiday

Thursday Feb 11, 2021

The upcoming Taiwan holiday Chinese New Year Holiday is in 105 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Taiwan Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Taiwan which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Taiwan holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Taiwan has one of the highest numbers of holidays and observances in the world. Some of the holidays are official, whereas some are not. The government hold the power to regulate the holidays observed and declare an additional holiday or cancel if and when the need arises. Effective from 1st January 2017, the government reduced the number of public holidays from 19 to 12 days each year through an amendment to the Labor Standards Act that also implemented a five-day workweek plan passed by the Taiwan Legislative Assembly. During the most famous religious and national holidays, the nation's usual activities nearly come to a standstill as major businesses like banks and government offices remain closed as the people celebrate with great enthusiasm.

Taiwan uses both Western and Chinese Lunar calendars, which may lead to some holidays being marked on the same day. Others may shift from one year to the other. Holidays that fall on a Saturday are celebrated on the preceding day (Friday), while those that fall on a Sunday are observed on the following day (Monday). It is worth noting that some holidays in Taiwan may be regional, non-official, or limited to certain linguistic groupings or religions. Other holidays may be scheduled to begin at a time other than midnight. Therefore, it is a wise move to confirm the fixed schedules to avoid inconveniences and breaking of applicable laws.

According to the nation's labor laws, the decision as to whether employees work on national holidays and how payment for their services is calculated is guided by the employer-employee contract while relevant and immediate authorities handle any disagreements.