While the holidays of Golden Week officially fall on April 29 to May 5 of each year, travel and festivities often begin a day or two before the holidays and continue for a few days after. This is especially the case when the holidays are part of a long weekend.
The 7-day holiday from Oct. 1st to 7th is called ‘ Golden Week ‘, during which a large number of Chinese people go traveling around the country.
Some companies give employees a day off on May 1, which is May Day. The word ” Golden Week ” was first used by movie companies to get people to take advantage of the ” golden ” opportunity to go see a film. The term gradually began being used by other people to refer to this string of holidays.
Golden days Golden Week is the term for the week that encompasses four of Japan’s 15 national holidays. These holidays celebrate former Emperor Hirohito’s birthday (April 29), his love of plants (May 4) and the induction of the Japanese Constitution (May 3, 1947).
If you’re a last minute kind of traveller, Japan during Golden Week is not a great time to visit. Many hotels, flights, and most importantly shinkansen (bullet train) tickets are booked out well in advance.
Golden Week, Japanese Ōgon Shūkan, also called Ōgata Renkyū, series of four holidays closely spaced together and observed at the end of April and beginning of May in Japan. The four holidays are Shōwa Day (April 29), Constitution Day (May 3), Greenery Day (May 4), and Children’s Day (May 5). 5 дней назад
Holidays and Observances in China in 2021
|Oct 2||Saturday||National Day Golden Week holiday|
|Oct 3||Sunday||National Day Golden Week holiday|
|Oct 4||Monday||National Day Golden Week holiday|
The day is celebrated throughout China, Hong Kong and Macau, and it marks the start of Golden Week and the seven day national holiday.
China’s Holiday Schedule for 2021/2022/2023
|Holiday Name||2021 Date||2023 Date|
|Chinese New Year ( Spring Festival )||Feb. 12||Jan. 22|
|Qingming Festival ( Tomb Sweeping )||Apr. 4||Apr. 5|
|Labor Day (May Day)||May 1||May 1|
|The Dragon Boat Festival||June 14||June 22|
Chuseok is considered the biggest and most meaningful holiday among Koreans, and approximately 30 million people still travel to their hometowns. That’s another reason why it is considered the busiest holiday. During the three-day celebration, 65 percent of the Korean population is on the road.
The Golden Week is when multiple holidays run consecutively, and this year runs from April 30 until May 5 with national holidays and a weekend. For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks.
National Day holiday is fixed at October 1 –7 with adjacent weekend days being mandatory workdays to make up for the lost time. This period is also called “golden week” because of the biggest week for tourism in China when people have a week off to reunite with families and take trips.
HONOLULU (AP) — The tourism industry in Hawaii is anticipating a boost from a stretch of Japanese holidays known as “ Golden Week ” that has been extended this year. The four national holidays typically held over seven days are a popular time for Japanese tourists to visit Hawaii, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.
Silver Week (シルバーウィーク, Shirubā Wīku) is a new Japanese term applied to a string of consecutive holidays in September. In 2009, the term gained popularity, referring to the unusual occurrence that year of a weekend followed by three Japanese public holidays in September.
Unless skiing is in your travel plans, March to May and September to November are the best months to visit Japan. This is a country of extremes in terms of its weather, so these months are the best to avoid the high temperatures and humidity of Japanese summers or its chilly winters.