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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
Hong Kong Festivals 2017




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Welcome to our Hong Kong FastFacts page!

Many many years ago, when the world wide web was new (and people actually called it that instead of "the web"), we went on holiday to Bali, well when we came back we put together a quick page with some useful facts we had picked up there about the island, hoping to help other travels.

Years have passed but the site still exists (though it has moved server a couple of times), but is now probably more a historical monument than a useful site! 

Well it occurred to me that actually I know more about Hong Kong than I do about Bali, after all -- I live in Hong Kong -- so why not make a simple site with a few pieces of advice about HK.

The same sort of things that I tell my visiting colleagues from the U.S. when they say "Hey, I have half a day in Hongkong, what should I see".  Well after I tell them it is "Hong Kong", meaning Fragrant Harbour, and not "Hongkong", then I will give them some advice.

Actually what I normally first say is "what do you want to see?"  Some people want to see tourist spots, others history buildings, still others want to do shopping, yet others just want to soak up some the Hong Kong "real life".

For each of those answers I have some suggestions -- so here on this site I will try to capture those, to answer those people who need FastFacts about Hong Kong!

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