Arrangement for China's "most complex holiday in history" released

16:29, September 08, 2010      

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The holiday arrangement for the Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese National Day in 2010 was officially released by the Beijing Municipal Office on Sept. 7. As several consecutive weekends are shifted into working days, the holiday arrangement in 2010 is considered to be the "most complex holiday in history."

The Beijing Municipal Office officially released the holiday arrangement for the Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese National Day on Sept.7 in accordance with the "Notice of the General Office of the State Council on the Arrangement of Public Holidays in 2010."

The arrangement shows that there are 12 rest days and 11 working days from Sept. 18 to Oct. 10. Sept. 19 (Sunday) and Sept. 25 (Saturday) will be considered as working days because of the Mid-Autumn Festival, and Sept. 26 (Sunday) and Oct. 9 (Saturday) will also be working days because of the Chinese National Day.

Therefore, people will work two days and rest for one day after the seven-day National Day holidays.

In regards to the "most complex holiday in history," netizens summed up a "vacation rhyme formula" in order to distinguish rest days and working days—starting from Sept. 18, one day off, three days work, three days off, six days work, seven days off, two days work, and one day off.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:叶欣)

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