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[Announcements] Golden week (vacation) in China Happening Oct. 1-7, 2018

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Posted on 2018-09-14 15:12:23 | Show thread starter's posts only

2 Big Chinese Holidays happening 9/22-24 & 10/1-7!
(written September 14, 2018)

To all Players

Please be aware that China has 2 big holidays happening in the next few weeks

1) Mid- Autumn Festival...  ie. Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival (3 days)
Saturday, September 22- Monday, September 24, 2018

2) National Day Holiday (Fall Golden Week) (7 days)
Monday, October 1 - Sunday, October 7, 2018

As we know from past experience ... there will be no tech support during the holidays, and they will (most likely) skip maintenance that Tuesday October 2nd of National/ Golden week.   And usually after a week.. the servers start to bog down...

So please be prepared for a some inconveniences!!


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Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival is a harvest festival, celebrated in China and other East Asian countries, such as Vietnam and Singapore. It’s always in September or October, on month 8 day 15 of the Chinese lunar calendar. 

  • In 2018, it’s September 24th (Monday). China’s public holiday is September 22 to 24.

Also called the Moon Festival or MooncakeFestival, it is celebrated when the moon is believed to be the biggest and fullest, and mooncake is the main most characteristic festival food.  
Mid-Autumn Festival is the second most important festival in China after Chinese new Year.  To the Chinese, the festival means family reunion and harmony. It is celebrated when the moon is full, and Chinese people believe a full moon is a symbol of reunion, harmony, and happiness.




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Chinese National Day

Chinese National Day is celebrated on October 1st every year to commemorate the founding of People’s Republic of China. On that day, lots of large-scaled activities are held nationwide. Besides, the 7-day holiday from Oct. 1st to 7th is called "Golden Week”, during which more and more Chinese people go traveling around the country.
 
2018 Chinese National Day Holiday Schedule
October 1-3; 3 days legal holiday
October 4-5; Deferred holidays for Sep. 29 (Sat) and Sep. 30 (Sun)
October 6-7; Normal weekend

* Note: The holiday dates are Oct. 1st to 7th 2018, while people will be on duty on  Sep. 29th (Sat) and 30th (Sun) and restart work from Oct. 8th (Mon).





- Ele

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#2
Posted on 2018-09-14 15:19:28 | Show thread starter's posts only

yeah looking forward to it!

Some nice events will come to us


Maybe we get 1 or 2 times  Dragon max <3

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#3
Posted on 2018-09-14 15:24:12 | Show thread starter's posts only

China has 2 "Golden Weeks"

They are know as a time of travel for everyone...
records for numbers of people visiting places are broken almost every year...

so best wishes to those who live in china... may they have a vacation some other time than golden week!!

get ready for it!







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#4
Posted on 2018-09-17 11:46:51 | Show thread starter's posts only

MOONCAKES ARE AWESOME in the China town in Philadelphia , we have a large population of Chinese immigrants !

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#5
Posted on 2018-10-04 04:50:40 | Show thread starter's posts only

soo after igg's holiday, will they come back on monday super motivated to do alot of work as fast as possible? xD

like a server transfer that i have been waiting for since last friday i think... :'(

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