General holidays for 2012

The following list of general holidays for 2012 is gazetted for public information:

Every Sunday   Sunday
The day following the first day of January 2 January Monday
Lunar New Year's Day 23 January Monday
The second day of the Lunar New Year 24 January Tuesday
The third day of the Lunar New Year 25 January Wednesday
Ching Ming Festival 4 April Wednesday
Good Friday 6 April Friday
The day following Good Friday 7 April Saturday
Easter Monday 9 April Monday
The Birthday of the Buddha 28 April Saturday
Labour Day 1 May Tuesday
Tuen Ng Festival 23 June Saturday
The day following Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 2 July Monday
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 1 October Monday
The day following National Day 2 October Tuesday
Chung Yeung Festival 23 October Tuesday
Christmas Day 25 December Tuesday
The first weekday after Christmas Day 26 December Wednesday

"As the first day of January and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day in 2012 both fall on a Sunday, the days following them will be designated as additional general holidays.  Also, as the day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day in 2012 fall on the same day, the next following day that is not itself a general holiday will thus be observed as an additional general holiday." said a Government spokesman.

Last review date:April 2016