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Is the May 4th Youth Day 2018 off? 5.4 is youth day a national legal holiday?

Is the May 4th youth day off in 2018? How old is the youth day off? Must the May 4th youth day be off? As an important youth day, is the May 4th youth day a legal holiday? What is the source of May 4th Youth Day?

The holiday time of May 4th Youth Day in 2018 is:

May 4, 2018 lunar March 19 Friday

According to the provisions of the measures for the national annual and Memorial Day holiday promulgated by the State Council, "Youth Day (May 4), a half day holiday for young people over 14 years old", but this provision does not specify the upper limit of age for the population to whom the holiday is applicable.

May 4th Youth Day 2018 holiday age object:

In April 2008, with the approval of the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council, the Youth Day holiday is suitable for young people aged 14 to 28. More than 300 million young people will take half a day off on May 4 every year.

After further defining the upper limit of age, more than 300 million young people between the ages of 14 and 28 can enjoy half a day's holiday on youth day according to law and feel the love of the society for young people.

May 4th youth day source

May 4th Youth Day, a festival in the early years of the Republic of China and the people's Republic of China, was established to commemorate the May 4th movement, which broke out on May 4th, 1919. It comes from China's 1919 anti imperialist and patriotic May 4th movement, which is a patriotic movement against imperialism and feudalism. It is also the beginning of China's new democratic revolution. In 1939, the northwest youth salvation Federation of the Shaanxi Gansu Ningxia border region set may 4 as China Youth Day. In December 1949, the executive yuan of the Central People's government officially proclaimed May 4 as China Youth Day. During the youth day, various commemorative activities should be held in all parts of China. Young people should also focus on various social volunteer and social practice activities, and many places hold adult ceremonies during the youth day. The core content of the May 4th spirit is "patriotism, progress, democracy and science".