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General holidays for 2020 published

25 May 2019

It’s just halfway through 2019, but the Hong Kong government has already published the list of general holidays for next year.

Here is the list of general holidays for next year, 2020, as gazetted on May 17:

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(Take note that only those with asterisks below are designated as statutory holidays, when foreign domestic helpers are also entitled to take the day off)
Every Sunday

Sunday
The first day of January
January 1*
Wednesday
Lunar New Year’s Day
January 25*
Saturday
The third day of Lunar New Year
January 27*
Monday
The fourth day of Lunar New Year
January 28*
Tuesday
Ching Ming Festival
April 4*
Saturday
Good Friday
April 10
Friday
The day following Good Friday
April 11
Saturday
Easter Monday
April 13
Monday
Birthday of the Buddha
April 30
Thursday
Labour Day
May 1*
Friday
Tuen Ng Festival
June 25*
Thursday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
July 1*
Wednesday
National Day
October 1*
Thursday
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
October 2*
Friday
The day following Chung Yeung Festival
October 26*
Monday
Christmas Day
December 25**
Friday
The first weekday after Christmas Day   
December 26
Saturday


“As the second day of Lunar New Year in 2020 falls on a Sunday, the fourth day of Lunar New Year is designated as a general holiday in substitution,” a government spokesman said.

“Since Chung Yeung Festival in 2020 falls on a Sunday, the day following it is designated as a general holiday in substitution." 


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