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If you are planning to relocate to Hong Kong or about to move there, it is useful to know what public holidays you would be entitled to once you start work. Here is a comprehensive list of all the public holidays observed (note that Saturday for most of businesses is seen as a working day):
The first day of January= 1st January
Lunar New Year's Day= 16th February
The second day of Lunar New Year= 17th February
The fourth day of Lunar New Year= 19th February
Good Friday= 30th March
The day following Good Friday= 31st March
Easter Monday= 2nd April
Ching Ming Festival= 5th April
Labour Day= 1st May
The Birthday of the Buddha= 22nd May
Tuen Ng Festival= 18th June
The day following Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day= 2nd July
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival= 25th September
National Day= 1st October
Chung Yeung Festival= 17th October
Christmas Day= 25th December
The first weekday after Christmas Day= 26th December
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