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Hong Kong Holidays/ Festivals 2018
2015 Calendar below for reference
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
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Home > Festivals > Cheung Chau Bun festival > 2007

2007 Bun Festival Cheung Chau

Here are a few pictures of the preparations for the Bun Festival this year, 2007.  The preparations are in two sections, the traditional and the modern.  All the traditional work is going on as normal next to the temple, while on the football field next to it the government sponsored "Bun Tower" -- aka the Metal Rocket -- is being prepared for the climbers.


Paper models of the gods are being assembled

Buns are threaded on string before being placed on the towers


The real bun towers

Buns waiting to be placed on the towers

Buns on the towers


Time trials climbing the fake metal "bun tower" put up by the government


Completely untraditional and totally missing the point of the Bun Festival!

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