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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
20202021
First Moon Chinese New Year Day 1
Jan
25
Feb
12
Birthday of Che Kung Day 2
Jan
26
Feb
13
Spring Lantern Festival Day 15
Feb
8
Feb
26
Second Moon Hung Shing Festival Day 13
Mar
6
Mar
25
Third Moon Ching Ming Festival     -
Apr
4
Apr
4
Birthday of Tin Hau Day 23
Apr
15
May
4
Fourth Moon Cheung Chau Bun Festival Day 5–9
27 Apr
to
1 May
May
16-20
Birthday of Buddha Day 8
Apr
30
May
19
Birthday of Tam Kung Day 8
Apr
30
May
19
Fifth Moon Dragon Boat Festival Day 5
Jun
25
Jun
14
Sixth Moon Birthday of Kwan Tai Day 24
Aug
13
Aug
2
Seventh Moon Seven Sisters Festival Day 7
Aug
25
Aug
14
The Hungry Ghost Festival Day 15
Sep
2
Aug
22
Eighth Moon Mid-Autumn Festival Day 15
Oct
1
Sep
21
Monkey God Festival Day 16
Oct
2
Sep
22
Birthday of Confucius Day 27
Oct
13
Oct
3
Ninth Moon Chung Yeung Festival Day 9
Oct
25
Oct
14
Eleventh Moon Winter Solstice Festival    -
Dec
21
Dec
21

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