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Chinese Festivals

Hong Kong’s influential Chinese heritage gives the city an enduring dedication to ancient festivities. Whether these take the form of quiet family affairs or public spectacles complete with glowing lanterns, crowded temples, dancing lions and fiery dragons, Chinese festivals are the most vibrant expressions of the city’s soul.

Lunar MonthFestivalLunar DatesWestern Date
20182019
First Moon Chinese New Year Day 1
Feb
16
Feb
5
Birthday of Che Kung Day 2
Feb
17
Feb
6
Spring Lantern Festival Day 15
Mar
2
Feb
19
Second Moon Hung Shing Festival Day 13
Mar
29
Mar
19
Third Moon Ching Ming Festival     -
Apr
5
Apr
5
Birthday of Tin Hau Day 23
May
8
Apr
27
Fourth Moon Cheung Chau Bun Festival Day 5–9
May
19-23
May
9-13
Birthday of Buddha Day 8
May
22
May
12
Birthday of Tam Kung Day 8
May
22
May
12
Fifth Moon Dragon Boat Festival Day 5
Jun
18
Jun
7
Sixth Moon Birthday of Kwan Tai Day 24
Aug
5
Jul
26
Seventh Moon Seven Sisters Festival Day 7
Aug
17
Aug
7
The Hungry Ghost Festival Day 15
Aug
25
Aug
15
Eighth Moon Mid-Autumn Festival Day 15
Sep
24
Sep
13
Monkey God Festival Day 16
Sep
25
Sep
14
Birthday of Confucius Day 27
Oct
6
Sep
25
Ninth Moon Chung Yeung Festival Day 9
Oct
17
Oct
7
Eleventh Moon Winter Solstice Festival    -
Dec
22
Dec
22

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