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Hong Kong Holidays/ Festivals 2016
The first day of January 1 Jan
Chinese New Year of the Monkey 8 Feb
The second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year

Che Kung's Birthday

9 Feb
The third day of the Lunar New Year 10 Feb
Spring Lantern Festival / Yuen Siu aka  Chinese Valentine's Day 22 Feb
Chinese Groundhog Day 5 Mar
Good Friday 25 Mar
The day following Good Friday 26 Mar
Easter Monday 28 Mar
Ching Ming Festival 4 Apr


Birthday of Tin Hau 29 Apr
Labour Day 2 May
The weekday after Labour Day 2 May
Buddha’s Birthday and Cheung Chau Bun Festival

also Tam Kung's Birthday

14 May
Tuen Ng /  Dragon Boat Festival 9 Jun
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July
Kwan Tai / Kwan Gon's Birthday 27 Jul
Seventh Goddess' Day / Tsat-je 9 Aug
Chinese Ghosts Festival / Yue Lan 16 Aug
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival 15 Sep
Day after Mid-Autumn Festival

Monkey King Festival

16 Sep
Confucius' Birthday/Teacher's Day 27 Sep
Chinese National Day 1 Oct
Chung Yeung Festival 9 Oct
The weekday after Chung Yeung 10 Oct
Diwali/Deepavali 30 Oct
Winter Solstice 21 Dec
Christmas Day 25 Dec
Boxing Day 26 Dec
Second weekday after Christmas 27 Dec
Hong Kong Festivals 2016
Hong Kong Festivals 2017
Hong Kong Festivals 2018
Hong Kong Festivals 2019





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.

Hotels for Kids in Hong Kong

Want to know some of the best child friendly hotels in Hong Kong? Then click that link to read some great suggestions about accommodation with kids.

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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