New Year's Day
New Year's Day holiday in 2023: from December 31, 2022 to January 2, 2023, a total of 3 days.
New Year's Day, that is, the Gregorian calendar on January 1, is the most countries in the world known as the "New Year". Yuan, that "beginning", where the number of the beginning called "Yuan"; Denier, that "day"; "New Year's Day" is the "initial day" meaning. "Yuandan" usually refers to the first day of the first month of the calendar. In our country, the word "New Year's Day" has an ancient existence, it is earliest seen in the literature "the Book of Jin". In our history, "New Year's Day" refers to the "first day of the first month", "the calculation method of the first month", in the period before the Emperor Wudi is very inconsistent, the New Year's day of the past dynasties (the first day of the month) date is not consistent.
After the revolution of 1911, in order to "line summer is, so shun farming, from the western calendar, so that statistics", the first year of the Republic of China decided to use the Gregorian calendar (the actual use is 1912), and the provisions of the Gregorian calendar January 1 for the "New Year", but not called "New Year's Day". In 1949 the People's Republic of China to Gregorian calendar January 1 as New Year's Day, so "New Year's Day" in China is also known as "Gregorian calendar year", "new calendar year" or "Gregorian calendar year".