Act fast and put in your holiday requests in as Hong Kong’s 2019 public holiday calendar has officially been released!
According to the government, Hong Kongers will enjoy 17 public holidays next year, six of which fall as part of a long weekend (dates highlighted in purple).
Make the most out of the Lunar New Year holidays on February 5 to 7 by taking two days of annual leave. That way, you can enjoy nine days off beginning February 2 to 10.
Here’s next year’s list of holidays and long weekends for 2019:
January 1 (Tuesday): New Year’s Day
February 5 (Tuesday): Lunar New Year’s Day
February 6 (Wednesday): The second day of Lunar New Year
February 7 (Thursday): The third day of Lunar New Year
April 5 (Friday): Ching Ming Festival
April 19 (Friday): Good Friday
April 20 (Saturday): The day following Good Friday
April 22 (Monday) Easter Monday
May 1 (Wednesday): Labour Day
May 13 (Monday): The day following the Birthday of the Buddha
June 7 (Friday): Tuen Ng Festival
July 1 (Monday): Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
September 14 (Saturday): The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
October 1 (Tuesday): National Day
October 7 (Monday): Chung Yeung Festival
December 25 (Wednesday): Christmas Day
December 26 (Thursday): Boxing Day
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