Chinese New Year 2023: Sunday, 22 January 2023

The celebration of the Chinese New Year in Dubai is an exciting and vibrant time for the residents. The beginning of a new Lunar year brings joy and optimism to everyone involved. Many cultures worldwide have their unique way of celebrating – and China’s is no different. People in Dubai celebrate this important holiday with traditional festivities like lion dances, firework displays, and live music performances. The vibrant colors, traditional decorations such as red lanterns, and delicious food all add to the atmosphere throughout the city during this special time. Restaurants across

Dubai will also offer mouth-watering Chinese dishes to welcome in the new year and countless other activities that all come together for one amazing celebration!

Happy family having Chinese New Year dinner

During Chinese New Year, it is all about enjoying your family’s company, giving thanks for what you have achieved over the past year, and setting future success goals. This tradition helps bring people closer together while giving them an opportunity to reflect on their journey so far – something that we should all be doing more often!

So if you are lucky enough to be here in Dubai during this special time, make sure you participate in some (or even better – all!) of these wonderful traditions that help make Chinese New Year such a memorable event!

Watch the Colorful carnival on Chinese New Year 2023 festivities at Expo City Dubai.

On 13th January 2023, the Chinese New Year festivities launch will be marked with a spectacular carnival at Expo City Dubai! The colorful celebrations will be a true reflection of Chinese culture and traditions. The carnival will feature vibrant performances, traditional folk dances, dragon parades, and more. People are invited to wear traditional Chinese attire and join the festivities. There will also be stalls selling authentic Chinese food, such as dumplings, noodles, and buns. Visitors can look forward to witnessing exciting martial arts performances and musical performances that pay tribute to classic Chinese pieces. Traditional lanterns, fireworks displays, and large-scale art installations are other attractions at this grand event. Expo City Dubai is hosting this event to mark the start of a 15-day celebration period for welcoming 2021 – The Year of Ox according to China’s lunar calendar! Don’t miss all the excitement that awaits you at Expo City Dubai on 13th January 2023 for an unforgettable experience!


Public holidays in the UAE for 2023

2023 is just around the corner, and the anticipation of UAE public holidays. The UAE government has announced that there will be 11 public holidays in the UAE for 2023.

List of official holidays in the government and private sectors for the year 2023

1 JanSunNew Year’s Day
20 AprThuEid al-Fitr Holiday
21 AprFriEid al-Fitr
22 AprSatEid al-Fitr Holiday
23 AprSunEid al-Fitr Holiday
27 JunTueArafat Day
28 JunWedEid al-Adha
29 JunThuEid al-Adha Holiday
30 JunFriEid al-Adha Holiday
21 JulFriIslamic New Year
29 SepFriProphet Muhammad’s Birthday
1 DecFriCommemoration Day
2 DecSatNational Day
3 DecSunNational Day Holiday
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The first holiday will be on January 1st, 2023, marking New Year’s Day. This is followed by Prophet Muhammad’s birthday on February 14th and Israa & Miraj’s Night on March 13th. April 13th marks Ramadan Eid Al Fitr, while May 24th celebrates Saudi Arabia’s Unification Day.

On June 11th comes Ramadan Eid Al Adha, followed by Hijri New Year on July 3rd and Arafat Day on July 22nd. The Commemoration Day holiday falls on August 31st, while November 18 brings the National Day of UAE. Christmas is an official public holiday in Dubai, while December 2nd marks Prophet Muhammad’s Accession to Heaven (Ascension).

As we look forward to 2023, filled with festive days off from work or school for citizens, residents, and visitors alike, let us take this opportunity to remind everyone to plan for any travel plans that coincide with these dates to avoid disappointment!

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