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Chinese Lunar New Year's Day in Hong Kong

Chinese New Year is 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. Every year is represented by a zodiac animal sign.

Is Chinese Lunar New Year's Day a Public Holiday?

Chinese Lunar New Year's Day is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

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

Chinese Lunar New Year's Day was only observed in the year 2013.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SatFeb 13Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2011ThuFeb 3Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2012MonJan 23Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2013SunFeb 10Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2014FriJan 31Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2015ThuFeb 19Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2016MonFeb 8Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2017SatJan 28Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2018FriFeb 16Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2019TueFeb 5Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2020SatJan 25Chinese Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday

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