Mon May 01, 2017

Hong Kong Flag Special Administrative Region Establishment Day - Hong Kong


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Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

This day is celebrated on July 1st each year and celebrates the transfer of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom over to the Peoples Republic of China in 1997.

Celebration\ Observance

People will attend a government supported firework show in the evening as well as attend political rallies during the day.

History

On July 1, 1997 the United Kingdom turned over its control of Hong Kong to the Peoples Republic of China.