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Chinese Lunar New Year's Day in Hong Kong

Quick Facts

Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which predates the Gregorian calendar.

Local names

NameLanguage
Chinese Lunar New Year's DayEnglish
Chinesisches Neujahr (1. Tag)German
農曆年初一Chinese

Alternative name

Spring Festival

Chinese Lunar New Year's Day 2014

Friday, January 31, 2014

Chinese Lunar New Year's Day 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015
List of dates for other years

Chinese New Year is celebrated worldwide to mark the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year and celebrations can last for about 15 days.

The Chinese New Year for 2014 is on January 31 and marks the start of the Year of the Horse.

Picture of a typical long dragon float for the Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.

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About Chinese Lunar New Year's Day

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Chinese Lunar New Year's Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SatJan 271990Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
FriFeb 151991Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
TueFeb 41992Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
SatJan 231993Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
ThuFeb 101994Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
TueJan 311995Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
MonFeb 191996Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
FriFeb 71997Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
WedJan 281998Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
TueFeb 161999Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
SatFeb 52000Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
WedJan 242001Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
TueFeb 122002Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
SatFeb 12003Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
ThuJan 222004Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
WedFeb 92005Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
SatJan 282006Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
SatFeb 172007Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
ThuFeb 72008Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
MonJan 262009Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
SatFeb 132010Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
ThuFeb 32011Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
MonJan 232012Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
SunFeb 102013Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
FriJan 312014Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
ThuFeb 192015Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
MonFeb 82016Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
SatJan 282017Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
FriFeb 162018Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
TueFeb 52019Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
SatJan 252020Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday

Other holidays in January 2014 in Hong Kong

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