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Hong Kong - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070


Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Hong Kong

Banks are open on Saturday, except after Good Friday
Internet extension: .hk - Telephone code: +852 - International dialing code: 001 - GMT offset: +8 (DST: yes)
Currency: Dollar (HKD) ... Convert here!
Week-end: Saturday afternoon & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Wednesday January 1, 2020Secular holiday 
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Christmas holiday (end)**Monday January 6, 2020School holidays 
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Chinese New Year (beginning)Friday January 24, 2020School holidays 
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Winter salesFriday January 24, 2020Special Events 
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Chinese New YearSaturday January 25, 2020Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
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Chinese New Year**Sunday January 26, 2020Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
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Chinese New Year**Monday January 27, 2020Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
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Chinese New YearTuesday January 28, 2020Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
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Chinese New Year (end)Monday February 3, 2020School holidays 
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Lantern Festival*Saturday February 8, 2020Events, celebrations... 
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Hong Kong Marathon*Sunday February 9, 2020Sports events 
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Valentine's Day*Friday February 14, 2020cards/flowers 
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Groundhog Day*Friday March 6, 2020Events, celebrations... 
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April Fools Day**Wednesday April 1, 2020cards/flowers 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Friday April 3, 2020School holidays 
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Tomb-Sweeping Day (Ching Ming or Qingming Festival)*Saturday April 4, 2020Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
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Good Friday*Friday April 10, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Holy Saturday**Saturday April 11, 2020Catholic 
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Easter**Sunday April 12, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 13, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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mid-term holiday (end)Tuesday April 14, 2020School holidays 
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Buddha's Anniversary*Thursday April 30, 2020Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
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New Year's Day -
Friday January 1, 2021

Secular holiday : Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas holiday (end) -
Monday January 6, 2020

School holidays :
based on the guidelines published by the Ministry of Education - MAY VARY FROM SCHOOL TO SCHOOL
PISA ranking (average 493): 523 (among the 10 best WW)
Schooling is mandatory till age 19
schools remain open on Saturday
Number of instructional days: 190
school uniforms required
The University of Hong Kong ranking: Times Higher Education #43/QS ranking #26/Shanghai #101
We carry guidelined dates till June 2020
Contact to purchase the full calendar for Hong Kong or one file containing confirmed calendars of 550 countries and regions.

Chinese New Year (beginning) -
Friday January 24, 2020

School holidays :

Winter sales -
Friday January 24, 2020

Special Events :

Chinese New Year -
Saturday January 25, 2020

Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Employers who require employees to work during the holiday must provide them with an alternative day off within 60 days of the holiday

Chinese New Year -
Sunday January 26, 2020

Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Chinese New Year -
Monday January 27, 2020

Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday

Chinese New Year -
Tuesday January 28, 2020

Buddhism (Vajrayana) :

Chinese New Year (end) -
Monday February 3, 2020

School holidays :

Lantern Festival -
Saturday February 8, 2020

Culture : Called Chap Go Meh, Yuan Xiao Jie, Yuen Siu or Shangyuan. First full moon after the Chinese New Year - also known as Chinese Valentine’s Day.

Hong Kong Marathon -
Sunday February 9, 2020

Sports events : 2020 edition confirmed

Valentine's Day -
Friday February 14, 2020

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Groundhog Day -
Friday March 6, 2020

Culture : Chinese Ground Hog Day, Chinese Insects Awake Day or Excited Insects Day is one of the 24 Chinese solar divisions. Hibernated animals should come back and rejoice the arrival of Spring and it marks the beginning of new life. This includes creepy crawly insects and bugs which most people would rather squash when they see one. And somehow this turns into beating up paper tigers that symbolizing your enemies or what we called petti people such that you will be free of trouble or misfortune.

April Fools Day -
Wednesday April 1, 2020

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.

Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Friday April 3, 2020

School holidays :

Tomb-Sweeping Day (Ching Ming or Qingming Festival) -
Saturday April 4, 2020

Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Traditional celebration since the second century B.C. Considered an unlucky day for business.

Good Friday -
Friday April 10, 2020

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 11, 2020

Catholic : Paid holiday

Easter -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Easter Monday -
Monday April 13, 2020

Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

Mid-term holiday (end) -
Tuesday April 14, 2020

School holidays :

Buddha's Anniversary -
Thursday April 30, 2020

Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Sakyamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born on April 8th, 623 B.C.E. in ancient northern India (now in Nepal) as Prince Siddhartha. It is a holiday observed by Buddhists throughout the world, though the exact date may differ from country to country. It is a