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Hong Kong Holidays/ Festivals 2014
The first day of January 1 Jan
Chinese New Year of the Horse 31 Jan
The second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year,

Che Kung's Birthday

1 Feb
The third day of the Lunar New Year 2 Feb
The day following third day of Chinese New Year 3 Feb
Spring Lantern Festival / Yuen Siu 14 Feb
Chinese Groundhog Day 6 Mar
Ching Ming Festival 5 Apr
Good Friday 18 Apr
The day following Good Friday 19 Apr
Easter Monday 21 Apr
Birthday of Tin Hau 22 Apr
Labour day 1 May
Buddha’s Birthday and Cheung Chau Bun Festival (also Tam Kung's Birthday) 6 May
Tuen Ng /  Dragon Boat Festival 2 Jun
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July
Kwan Tai / Kwan Gon's Birthday 20 Jul
Seventh Goddess' Day / Tsat-je 2 Aug
Chinese Ghosts Festival / Yue Lan 9 Aug
Confucius' Birthday/Teacher's Day 20 Sep
Chinese National Day 1 Oct
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival 8 Sep
Day after Mid-Autumn Festival

Monkey King Festival

9 Sep
Chung Yeung Festival 2 Oct
Winter Solstice 22 Dec
Christmas Day 25 Dec
Boxing Day 26 Dec

 

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Survival Guide for parents with kids in Hong Kong

Toy Shops:

Check out this list of toy shops in Hong Kong when you are desperate.

Baby Changing Facilities in Hong Kong

Where can you find baby changing facilities in Hong Kong?  Here is my own experience.  Do drop me a message if you have other information.

Breastfeeding in Hong Kong

Hong Kong hospitals have started to promote breastfeeding though some of them just got the idea (putting up breastfeeding posters or encourage verbally) but their hospital policies are not encouraging at all.  Do watch out.

As for breastfeeding in public, it's still a no-no or taboo.  About 10 years ago, the famous Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong has got themselves into trouble by interfering a lady from breastfeeding her baby in the coffee shop.   On the other hand, 'Mother Care' - a baby clothes and accessories shop in Hong Kong do provide nursing and nappy changing room.  Some major shopping malls like IFC has nursing and nappy changing facilities in ladies' room, and so is ikeas.

Got problems about breastfeeding? 

There are a few breastfeeding groups in Hong Kong:

Date and venue of support and information meeting by La Leche League HK can be found in  yahoo group http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/lalecheleaguehongkong/

 

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