Hong Kong Public Holidays 2013

Lunar New Year in Hong Kong
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The Government of Hong Kong have declared 17 public holidays for 2013. As Lunar New Year’s Day (Spring Festival) falls on Sunday 10 February, Wednesday 13 February has been designated as a subsititution holiday. As Chung Yeung Festival also falls on a Sunday, the public holiday has been moved to the Monday.

Below is the complete calendar of public holidays in Hong Kong for the year 2013.

Hong Kong Public Holidays Calendar 2013
Date Holiday
The first day of the new year on the Gregorian Calendar.
Spring Festival
The beginning most important day on the Chinese lunar calendar.
Spring Festival
The most important day on the Chinese lunar calendar.
Spring Festival
The most important day on the Chinese lunar calendar.
Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
The day after Good Friday.
The day after Easter Sunday.
Traditional holiday for paying respect to one’s ancestors.
Celebration of the social and economic accomplishments of workers.
Buddhist holiday commemorating the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha.
Buddhist holiday commemorating the birth of Buddha.
Duanwu Festival Dragon Boat Festival Double Fifth
The famous Dragon Boat Festival, celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month.
Commemorating the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.
The National Day of the People’s Republic of China.
The day following Chung Yeung Festival.
Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ.
The day following Christmas Day.