General holidays for 2017

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General Holidays

The following list of general holidays for 2017 is gazetted for public information:

Every Sunday   Sunday
The day following the first day of January 2 January Monday
Lunar New Year’s Day 28 January Saturday
The third day of Lunar New Year 30 January Monday
The fourth day of Lunar New Year 31 January Tuesday
Ching Ming Festival 4 April Tuesday
Good Friday 14 April Friday
The day following Good Friday 15 April Saturday
Easter Monday 17 April Monday
Labour Day 1 May Monday
The Birthday of the Buddha 3 May Wednesday
Tuen Ng Festival 30 May Tuesday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July Saturday
The day following National Day 2 October Monday
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 5 October Thursday
Chung Yeung Festival 28 October Saturday
Christmas Day 25 December Monday
The first weekday after Christmas Day 26 December Tuesday

"As both the first day of January and National Day in 2017 fall on a Sunday, the day following them is designated as a general holiday in substitution.  In addition, since the second day of Lunar New Year in 2017 falls on a Sunday, the fourth day of Lunar New Year is designated as a general holiday in substitution," said a Government spokesman.

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