General holidays for 2009

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The following list of general holidays for 2009 is gazetted for public information:

Every Sunday   Sunday
The first day of January 1 January Thursday
Lunar New Year’s Day 26 January Monday
The second day of the Lunar New Year 27 January Tuesday
The third day of the Lunar New Year 28 January Wednesday
Ching Ming Festival 4 April Saturday
Good Friday 10 April Friday
The day following Good Friday 11 April Saturday
Easter Monday 13 April Monday
Labour Day 1 May Friday
The Buddha’s Birthday 2 May Saturday
Tuen Ng Festival 28 May Thursday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July Wednesday
National Day 1 October Thursday
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 3 October Saturday
Chung Yeung Festival 26 October Monday
Christmas Day 25 December Friday
The first weekday after Christmas Day 26 December Saturday

"As the day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival in 2009 falls on a Sunday, the day of that Festival will be designated as an additional general holiday," said a Government spokesman.

Last review date:March 2010