General holidays for 2015

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General Holidays

The following list of general holidays for 2015 is gazetted for public information:

Every Sunday   Sunday
The first day of January 1 January Thursday
Lunar New Year’s Day 19 February Thursday
The second day of Lunar New Year 20 February Friday
The third day of Lunar New Year 21 February Saturday
Good Friday 3 April Friday
The day following Good Friday 4 April Saturday
The day following Ching Ming Festival* 6 April Monday
The day following Easter Monday* 7 April Tuesday
Labour Day 1 May Friday
The Birthday of the Buddha 25 May Monday
Tuen Ng Festival 20 June Saturday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July Wednesday
The 70th anniversary day of the victory of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japanese aggression 3 September Thursday
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 28 September Monday
National Day 1 October Thursday
Chung Yeung Festival 21 October Wednesday
Christmas Day 25 December Friday
The first weekday after Christmas Day 26 December Saturday

* As Ching Ming Festival in 2015 falls on a Sunday, the following day will be designated as a general holiday in substitution.  However, as the day following Ching Ming Festival and Easter Monday fall on the same day, the next following day that is not itself a general holiday will be observed as an additional general holiday.

The Government has, by legislation, designated 3 September 2015, the 70th anniversary day of the victory of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japanese aggression, on a one-off basis as an additional Statutory Holiday and General Holiday for 2015.

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