General holidays for 2022 published
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     ‚ÄčThe following list of general holidays for 2022 was gazetted today (May 28) for public information:
 
Every Sunday   Sunday
The first day of January January 1 Saturday
Lunar New Year's Day February 1 Tuesday
The second day of Lunar New Year February 2 Wednesday
The third day of Lunar New Year February 3 Thursday
Ching Ming Festival April 5 Tuesday
Good Friday April 15 Friday
The day following Good Friday April 16 Saturday
Easter Monday April 18 Monday
The day following Labour Day May 2 Monday
The day following the Birthday of the Buddha May 9 Monday
Tuen Ng Festival June 3 Friday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day July 1 Friday
The second day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival September 12 Monday
National Day October 1 Saturday
Chung Yeung Festival October 4 Tuesday
The first weekday after Christmas Day December 26 Monday
The second weekday after Christmas Day December 27 Tuesday

     ‚ÄčA Government spokesman said, "As Labour Day and the Birthday of the Buddha in 2022 both fall on a Sunday, the day following them will be designated as a general holiday in substitution. Besides, since the day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival in 2022 falls on a Sunday, the second day following that festival will be designated as a general holiday in substitution. Furthermore, as Christmas Day in 2022 falls on a Sunday, the second weekday after Christmas Day will be designated as a general holiday in substitution."

Ends/Friday, May 28, 2021
Issued at HKT 11:00

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