Chinese Calendar 2008

According to Chinese calendar, from February 07, 2008 to January 25, 2009 is Year of the Rat. You can use our Chinese Farmer's Almanac calendar (Tung Shing or Tung Shu) to find out things suggested to do or not to do for each day, and holidays and solar terms in each month.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
30
廿壹/21
31
廿二/22
1
廿三/23
2
廿四/24
3
廿五/25
4
廿六/26
5
廿七/27
6
廿八/28
7
廿九/29
臘月 (12th)
8
初壹/1
9
初二/2
10
初三/3
11
初四/4
12
初五/5
13
初六/6
14
初七/7
15
初八/8
16
初九/9
17
初十/10
18
十壹/11
19
十二/12
20
十三/13
21
十四/14
22
十五/15
23
十六/16
24
十七/17
25
十八/18
26
十九/19
27
二十/20
28
廿壹/21
29
廿二/22
30
廿三/23
31
廿四/24
1
廿五/25
2
廿六/26
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Holidays in 2008 - China Public Holidays

China HolidayGregorian DateChinese Lunar Date
Laba Festival January 15, 2008December 8, 2007
Spring Festival Eve February 06, 2008December 30, 2007
Spring Festival February 07, 2008January 1, 2008
Lantern Festival February 21, 2008January 15, 2008
Spring/Blue Dragon Festival March 09, 2008February 2, 2008
Qing Ming Festival April 04, 2008February 28, 2008
Dragon Boat Festival June 08, 2008May 5, 2008
Double Seventh Festival August 07, 2008July 7, 2008
Ghost Festival August 15, 2008July 15, 2008
Mid-Autumn Festival September 14, 2008August 15, 2008
The Double Ninth Festival October 07, 2008September 9, 2008

Note: China public holidays( ) include the New Year’s Day, Chinese Spring Festival (from Lunar New Year’s Eve to the sixth day of the New Year), Qingming Festival, May Day, the Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, and the National Day (from Oct.1 to Oct.7). Holidays except the Chinese Spring Festival and National Day are usually 3-day holiday that are created by combine the weekends.

Chinese Lunar Month in 2008

Find Chinese Lunar Calendar dates in Western calendar from the following table.
Chinese Lunar MonthFrom (Gregorian Date)To (Gregorian Date)
The 1st Lunar Month Feb 07, 2008 Mar 07, 2008
The 2nd Lunar Month Mar 08, 2008 Apr 05, 2008
The 3rd Lunar Month Apr 06, 2008 May 04, 2008
The 4th Lunar Month May 05, 2008 Jun 03, 2008
The 5th Lunar Month Jun 04, 2008 Jul 02, 2008
The 6th Lunar Month Jul 03, 2008 Jul 31, 2008
The 7th Lunar Month Aug 01, 2008 Aug 30, 2008
The 8th Lunar Month Aug 31, 2008 Sep 28, 2008
The 9th Lunar Month Sep 29, 2008 Oct 28, 2008
The 10th Lunar Month Oct 29, 2008 Nov 27, 2008
The 11th Lunar Month Nov 28, 2008 Dec 26, 2008
The 12th Lunar Month Dec 27, 2008 Jan 25, 2009

Month Pillar in 2008

Month Pillar is seedling, just like that of flowers and trees. Month Pillar represents a person's Siblings Palace, as well as his parents and siblings in the original family.
From (Gregorian Date)To (Gregorian Date)Month PillarZodiac
Jan 06, 2008 07:32Feb 04, 2008 07:10Gui ChouOx
Feb 04, 2008 07:11Mar 05, 2008 01:09Jia YinTiger
Mar 05, 2008 01:10Apr 04, 2008 05:53Yi MaoRabbit
Apr 04, 2008 05:54May 05, 2008 11:06Bing ChenDragon
May 05, 2008 11:07Jun 05, 2008 03:10Ding SiSnake
Jun 05, 2008 03:11Jul 07, 2008 01:22Wu WuHorse
Jul 07, 2008 01:23Aug 07, 2008 11:09Ji WeiSheep
Aug 07, 2008 11:10Sep 07, 2008 02:05Geng ShenMonkey
Sep 07, 2008 02:06Oct 08, 2008 05:48Xin YouRooster
Oct 08, 2008 05:49Nov 07, 2008 09:04Ren XuDog
Nov 07, 2008 09:05Dec 07, 2008 02:00Gui HaiPig
Dec 07, 2008 02:01Dec 31, 2008 12:00Jia ZiRat
Solar TermsGregorian DateChinese Lunar Date
Slight Cold (Xiǎohán, 小寒)January 06, 2008November 28, 2007
Great Cold (Dàhán, 大寒)January 21, 2008December 14, 2007
Vernal Begins (Lìchūn, 立春)February 04, 2008December 28, 2007
Rain Water (Yǔshuǐ, 雨水)February 19, 2008January 13, 2008
Insects Awaken (Jīnzhé, 惊蛰)March 05, 2008January 28, 2008
Vernal Equinox (Chūnfēn, 春分)March 20, 2008February 13, 2008
Clear and Bright (Qīngmíng, 清明)April 04, 2008February 28, 2008
Grain Rain (Gǔyǔ, 谷雨)April 20, 2008March 15, 2008
Summer Begins (Lìxià, 立夏)May 05, 2008April 1, 2008
Grain Full (Xiǎomǎn, 小满)May 21, 2008April 17, 2008
Grain in Ear (Mángzhǒng, 芒种)June 05, 2008May 2, 2008
Summer Solstice (Xiàzhì, 夏至)June 21, 2008May 18, 2008
Slight Heat (Xiǎoshǔ, 小暑)July 07, 2008June 5, 2008
Great Heat (Dàshǔ, 大暑)July 22, 2008June 20, 2008
Autumn Begins (Lìqīu, 立秋)August 07, 2008July 7, 2008
Limit of Heat (Chúshǔ, 处暑)August 23, 2008July 23, 2008
White Dew (Báilù, 白露)September 07, 2008August 8, 2008
Autumnal Equinox (Qīufēn, 秋分)September 22, 2008August 23, 2008
Cold Dew (Hánlù, 寒露)October 08, 2008September 10, 2008
Frost's Descent (Shuāngjiàng, 霜降)October 23, 2008September 25, 2008
Winter Begins (Lìdōng, 立冬)November 07, 2008October 10, 2008
Light Snow (Xiǎoxuě, 小雪)November 22, 2008October 25, 2008
Great Snow (Dàxuě, 大雪)December 07, 2008November 10, 2008
Winter Solstice (Dōngzhì, 冬至)December 21, 2008November 24, 2008

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