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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 2015

   

 

 

 

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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