Hong Kong Public Holidays 2014 Calendar
Being an integral part of the People’s Republic of China doesn’t mean Hong Kong celebrate the same holidays with PRC. Hong Kong, as a Special Administrative Region (SAR), has its own holidays as regulated by Hong Kong’s General Holidays Ordinance.
There are 17 public holidays / bank holidays in Hong Kong. Public holidays in Hong Kong are made of Chinese, Christian, Buddhist, and international festivals as well as historical events. Based on the General Holidays Ordinance, employees in Hong Kong are granted a day off during public holidays.
The list of Hong Kong 2014 holidays below are based on the official Hong Kong 2014 Public Holidays Calendar which has been released in April 2013. Still, we do not and cannot guarantee the accuracy of this 2014 Hong Kong holidays calendar.
Please visit the official Hong Kong 2014 Public Holidays Calendar released by Hong Kong government for more information and updates about Hong Kong holidays 2014. www.gov.hk/en/about/abouthk/holiday/
List of Hong Kong Holidays 2014
New Year’s Day 2014
International New Year’s Day – The first day in Western calendar.
Wednesday, 1 January 2014
Lunar New Year / Chinese New Year 2014
Chinese New Year – The first day in the lunar/Chinese calendar.
Friday, 31 January 2014
The second day of Lunar New Year 2014
Saturday, 1 February 2014
The fourth day of Lunar New Year 2014
*Monday, 3 February 2014
Ching Ming Festival / Qing Ming Festival / Tomb Sweeping Festival 2014
Ching Ming – A day to pay respect to the ancestors by visiting the graveyards.
Saturday, 5 April 2014
Good Friday 2014
Good Friday – Christian holiday to commemorate the death of Jesus.
Friday, 18 April 2014
The day following Good Friday
Saturday, 19 April 2014
The day after Easter 2014. Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus.
Monday, 21 April 2014
May Day 2014 – International celebration of workers.
Thursday, 1 May 2014
Buddha Day 2014
The Buddha’s Birthday
Tuesday, 6 May 2014
Tuen Ng Festival / Dragon Boat Festival / Dumpling Festival
Double Fifth Festival – The fifth day of the fifth month in Chinese lunar calendar.
Monday, 2 June 2014
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 2014
Hong Kong SARE Day 2014 commemorates the establishment of Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong.
Tuesday, 1 July 2014
The day after Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 2014
Lantern Festival / Mooncake Festival 2014
Tuesday, 9 September 2014
People’s Republic of China National Day 2014
National Day 2014 commemorates the founding of People’s Republic of China on 1 October 2014.
Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Chung Yeung Festival 2014
Double Ninth Festival 2014 celebrates ninth day of the ninth month in Chinese lunar calendar.
Thursday, 2 October 2014
Christmas Day 2014
Christmas is Christian festival to commemorate the birth of Jesus.
Thursday, 25 December 2014
Boxing Day 2014
Boxing Day is observed on the first weekday after Christmas.
Friday, 26 December 2014
*The third day of Lunar New Year 2014 falls on Sunday. Therefore, the fourth day of Lunar New Year 2014 is considered a substitute holiday.
Happy Hong Kong Holidays 2014 !
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