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General Holidays

The following list of general holidays for 2016 is gazetted for public information:

Every Sunday Sunday
The first day of January1 JanuaryFriday
Lunar New Year’s Day8 FebruaryMonday
The second day of Lunar New Year9 FebruaryTuesday
The third day of Lunar New Year10 FebruaryWednesday
Good Friday25 MarchFriday
The day following Good Friday26 MarchSaturday
Easter Monday28 MarchMonday
Ching Ming Festival4 AprilMonday
The day following the Labour Day2 MayMonday
The Birthday of the Buddha14 MaySaturday
Tuen Ng Festival9 JuneThursday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day1 JulyFriday
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival16 SeptemberFriday
National Day1 OctoberSaturday
The day following the Chung Yeung Festival10 OctoberMonday
The first weekday after Christmas Day26 DecemberMonday
The second weekday after Christmas Day27 DecemberTuesday

"As both the Labour Day and the Chung Yeung Festival in 2016 fall on a Sunday, the day following them is designated as a general holiday in substitution; and as Christmas Day in 2016 falls on a Sunday, the second weekday after Christmas Day is designated as a general holiday in substitution," said a Government spokesman.

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Hong Kong Public Holidays

By subscribing to the iCal calendar from 1823 as a feed or importing it to your application, you can add Hong Kong public holidays to your e-calendar easily!

1823 Hong Kong Public Holidays iCal Calendar


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