Labor Day Observed in Hunan, China

Since 2008, it became a 3-day national public holiday.
This year, May Day holiday lasts from April 29 to May 1.

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Weather During Labor Day

Temperatures in May Day holiday vary depending on where you are in Hunan, but the average temperature in April is 57.2-69.8°F (14-21°C).

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About the Labor Day Holiday

Labor Day is an annual holiday celebrated all over the world that resulted from efforts of the labor union movement. It is also observed to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers. The celebration of the Int’l Labor Day in China can be traced back to 1918. On 1st May 1920, the first commemorative activity was held. From 1998 to 2007, people had a seven-day holiday, which was called the golden week.

Since 2008, the holiday has changed from 7 days to 3.For more info, please check Labor Day Holiday Page.

Click here to read Labor Day Sayings.

The Model Workers

Model worker (劳模láomó) refers to an exemplary worker who exhibits some or all of the traits appropriate to the ideal of the socialist worker.

Since 1989, about 3,000 advanced individuals and outstanding works will be honored with the title by the State Council for their outstanding contributions every 5 years.

The spirit of the model workers is an important embodiment of Chinese great national spirit.

For relevant information about this year’s model workers or role models, click here to read more