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Hong Kong Holidays/ Festivals 2015
The first day of January 1 Jan
Chinese New Year of the Goat 19 Feb
The second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year

Che Kung's Birthday

20 Feb
The third day of the Lunar New Year 21 Feb
Spring Lantern Festival / Yuen Siu 5 Mar
Chinese Groundhog Day 6 Mar
Ching Ming Festival 5 Apr
The day following Ching Ming Festival 6 Apr
Good Friday 3 Apr
The day following Good Friday 4 Apr
Easter Monday 6 Apr
Labour Day 1 May
Birthday of Tin Hau 11 May
Buddha’s Birthday and Cheung Chau Bun Festival

also Tam Kung's Birthday

25 May
Tuen Ng /  Dragon Boat Festival 20 Jun
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July
Kwan Tai / Kwan Gon's Birthday 8 Aug
Seventh Goddess' Day / Tsat-je 20 Aug
Chinese Ghosts Festival / Yue Lan 27 Aug
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival 27 Sep
Day after Mid-Autumn Festival

Monkey King Festival

28 Sep
Confucius' Birthday/Teacher's Day 9 Oct
Chinese National Day 1 Oct
Chung Yeung Festival  
Winter Solstice 22 Dec
Christmas Day 25 Dec
Boxing Day 26 Dec

 

Hong Kong Festivals 2016
Hong Kong Festivals 2017

   

 

 

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Tam Kung Temple and his Birthday

If you walk pass the Tam Kung Temple in Shau Kei Wan on the 8th day of the fourth month of lunar calendar, you may see lion dances and even procession to celebrate Tam Kung's birthday.

Tam Kung is a patron deity of fishermen and sailors because he was said too be able to manipulate weather.  It is believed that he could calm or cause storms so all seafarers worship him. 


Outside Tam Kung Temple

Inside Tam Kung Temple

 

 


More Tam Kung Temple
 

 

 

Other Chinese Gods:

- Kwan Tai
- Kwun YumMo
- Monkey King
- Tin Hau (Sea God)

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