Mon February 20, 2017

Hong Kong Flag Day following Easter Monday - Hong Kong


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Day following Easter Monday

Easter Monday in Hong Kong is a Christian holiday celebrated the Monday after Easter. It continues the celebration of Jesus's resurrection.

Celebration\ Observance

Most people take the day to relax and spend time with family and friends. Christians may attend a special service.

History

Traditionally the Christian holidays of Christmas and Easter were a week long and are more modernly shortened to a single day. Easter Monday was created for those who were working on Easter Day to have a day off to go to church.