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National Day of the People’s Republic of China

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October 1, what day is today?

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Today is the National Day of the People’s Republic of China ( 国庆节 guóqìng jié)  is celebrated every year on October 1. It is a public holiday in the People’s Republic of China to celebrate their national day.

The PRC was founded on October 1, 1949 with a ceremony at Tianmen Square. The Central People’s Government passed the Resolution on the National Day of the People’s Republic of China on December 2, 1949 and declared that October 1 is the National Day.

The National Day marks the start of one of the two Golden Weeks in the PRC. However, there have been some recent controversies over whether Golden Weeks should be kept.

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