Chinese Calendar 2012

According to Chinese calendar, from January 23, 2012 to February 09, 2013 is Year of the Dragon. 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.
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1
初八/8
2
初九/9
3
初十/10
4
十一/11
5
十二/12
6
十三/13
7
十四/14
8
十五/15
9
十六/16
10
十七/17
11
十八/18
12
十九/19
13
二十/20
14
廿一/21
15
廿二/22
16
廿三/23
17
廿四/24
18
廿五/25
19
廿六/26
20
廿七/27
21
廿八/28
22
廿九/29
正月 (Jan)
23
初一/1
24
初二/2
25
初三/3
26
初四/4
27
初五/5
28
初六/6
29
初七/7
30
初八/8
31
初九/9
1
初十/10
2
十一/11
3
十二/12
4
十三/13
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Holidays in 2012 - China Public Holidays

China HolidaySolar DateLunar Date
New Year's Day January 01, 2012December 8, 2011
Laba Festival January 01, 2012December 8, 2011
Spring Festival Eve January 22, 2012December 29, 2011
Spring Festival January 23, 2012January 1, 2012
Lantern Festival February 06, 2012January 15, 2012
Spring/Blue Dragon Festival February 23, 2012February 2, 2012
Qing Ming Festival April 04, 2012March 14, 2012
May Day May 01, 2012April 11, 2012
Dragon Boat Festival June 23, 2012May 5, 2012
Double Seventh Festival August 23, 2012July 7, 2012
Ghost Festival August 31, 2012July 15, 2012
Mid-Autumn Festival September 30, 2012August 15, 2012
National Day October 01, 2012August 16, 2012
The Double Ninth Festival October 23, 2012September 9, 2012

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.

Solar TermsSolar DateLunar Date
Slight Cold (Xiǎohán, 小寒)January 06, 2012December 13, 2011
Great Cold (Dàhán, 大寒)January 21, 2012December 28, 2011
Vernal Begins (Lìchūn, 立春)February 04, 2012January 13, 2012
Rain Water (Yǔshuǐ, 雨水)February 19, 2012January 28, 2012
Insects Awaken (Jīnzhé, 惊蛰)March 05, 2012February 13, 2012
Vernal Equinox (Chūnfēn, 春分)March 20, 2012February 28, 2012
Clear and Bright (Qīngmíng, 清明)April 04, 2012March 14, 2012
Grain Rain (Gǔyǔ, 谷雨)April 20, 2012March 30, 2012
Summer Begins (Lìxià, 立夏)May 05, 2012April 15, 2012
Grain Full (Xiǎomǎn, 小满)May 20, 2012April 30, 2012
Grain in Ear (Mángzhǒng, 芒种)June 05, 2012April 16, 2012
Summer Solstice (Xiàzhì, 夏至)June 21, 2012May 3, 2012
Slight Heat (Xiǎoshǔ, 小暑)July 07, 2012May 19, 2012
Great Heat (Dàshǔ, 大暑)July 22, 2012June 4, 2012
Autumn Begins (Lìqīu, 立秋)August 07, 2012June 20, 2012
Limit of Heat (Chúshǔ, 处暑)August 23, 2012July 7, 2012
White Dew (Báilù, 白露)September 07, 2012July 22, 2012
Autumnal Equinox (Qīufēn, 秋分)September 22, 2012August 7, 2012
Cold Dew (Hánlù, 寒露)October 08, 2012August 23, 2012
Frost's Descent (Shuāngjiàng, 霜降)October 23, 2012September 9, 2012
Winter Begins (Lìdōng, 立冬)November 07, 2012September 24, 2012
Light Snow (Xiǎoxuě, 小雪)November 22, 2012October 9, 2012
Great Snow (Dàxuě, 大雪)December 07, 2012October 24, 2012
Winter Solstice (Dōngzhì, 冬至)December 21, 2012November 9, 2012

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