New Year’s Day (元旦)

The first Chinese holiday of the year is the same as in the world: New Year’s Day. People celebrate this holiday on January 1st and schools and public offices are closed for a day.

Business is now often decorated everywhere. Some shopping malls, shops, supermarkets and restaurants have promotions and discounts, and some even extend their opening time, so there’s no need to worry about the shopping, dining, or entertainment.

At midnight, there are many fireworks show at major cities in China.