Kong Public Holidays 2009 (Source: Hong Kong
If you are planning for business travel to Hong Kong in 2009, you
be aware of
the Hong Kong Public Holidays. (Besides having your
business card translated to Chinese)
Hong Kong returned to China in 1997,
it is allowed to keep its traditional public holidays in the
British days. In
a bunch of Chinese National Holidays were introduced. Hong
Kong thus gets a double dose of Public
Jan 01 -- New
Jan 26 -- First day of Chinese New Year.
Jan 27 -- Second day of Chinese New Year.
Jan 28 -- Third day of Chinese New Year
Apr 04 -- Ching Ming Festival
Apr 10 -- Good Friday
Apr 11 -- Day After Good Friday **
Apr 13 -- Easter Monday
May 01 -- International Labor Day.
May 02 -- Buddha's Birthday.
May 28 -- Dragon Boat Festival.
Jul 01 -- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Oct 01 -- National Day
Oct 03 -- Mid Autumn Festival
Oct 26 -- Double Nine or Chung Yeung Festival.
Dec 25 -- Christmas Day.
Dec 26 -- Day After Christmas (Boxing Day).
Saturday is not a day off. Many companies, however,
give their employees the whole day or
half a day off.
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