General holidays for 2014

The following list of general holidays for 2014 is gazetted for public information:

Every Sunday

 

Sunday

The first day of January

1 January

Wednesday

Lunar New Year’s Day

31 January

Friday

The second day of Lunar New Year

1 February

Saturday

The fourth day of Lunar New Year

3 February

Monday

Ching Ming Festival

5 April

Saturday

Good Friday

18 April

Friday

The day following Good Friday

19 April

Saturday

Easter Monday

21 April

Monday

Labour Day

1 May

Thursday

The Birthday of the Buddha

6 May

Tuesday

Tuen Ng Festival

2 June

Monday

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

1 July

Tuesday

The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

9 September

Tuesday

National Day

1 October

Wednesday

Chung Yeung Festival

2 October

Thursday

Christmas Day

25 December

Thursday

The first weekday after Christmas Day

26 December

Friday

 

“According to the Employment Ordinance and General Holidays Ordinance, when either Lunar New Year’s Day, the second day of Lunar New Year or the third day of Lunar New Year falls on a Sunday, the fourth day of Lunar New Year is designated as a statutory and general holiday in substitution.  As the third day of the Lunar New Year of 2014 falls on a Sunday, the fourth day of Lunar New Year will be designated as a holiday in substitution, ” said a Government spokesman.