Hong Kong Public Holiday 2012

Here is a list of Hong Kong public holiday dates in 2012.

The 17 public holidays (公眾假期), also called Bank Holidays (銀行假期), are set by the General Holidays Ordinance.

2012 Hong Kong public holidays calendar

Every Sunday Sunday
The day following the first day of January 2 January Monday
Lunar New Year’s Day 23 January Monday
The second day of the Lunar New Year 24 January Tuesday
The third day of the Lunar New Year 25 January Wednesday
Ching Ming Festival 4 April Wednesday
Good Friday 6 April Friday
The day following Good Friday 7 April Saturday
Easter Monday 9 April Monday
The Birthday of the Buddha 28 April Saturday
Labour Day 1 May Tuesday
Tuen Ng Festival 23 June Saturday
The day following Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 2 July Monday
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 1 October Monday
The day following National Day 2 October Tuesday
Chung Yeung Festival 23 October Tuesday
Christmas Day 25 December Tuesday
The first weekday after Christmas Day 26 December Wednesday

“As the first day of January and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day in 2012 both fall on a Sunday, the days following them will be designated as additional general holidays.  Also, as the day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day in 2012 fall on the same day, the next following day that is not itself a general holiday will thus be observed as an additional general holiday.” said a Government spokesman.

 

Hong Kong Public Holidays 2013

Public Holidays are usually announced by the Hong Kong Government in late April or early May of the preceeding year. Details will be posted here as soon as announced.

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