Sun March 26, 2017

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Kong New Years Day

New Year's Day in Hong Kong celebrates, on the Gregorian calendar, the first day of the year. This holiday takes place January 1st every year.

Celebration\ Observance

During this holiday, people mostly celebrate with their friends and family members and it is common to light fireworks publicly or privately. Most stores are closed.

History

New Year's Day was celebrated on March 15th on the old Roman Calendar but now it is celebrated on January 1st. The holiday was moved to January 1st in 153 BCE.