Hong Kong Birthday of Buddha Holiday
Hong Kong observes the birthday of Buddha as a national holiday. This public holiday refers to the Buddha Bathing Festival or Lord Buddha’s Birthday in Hong Kong. In the Chinese lunar calendar, the occasion is a celebration on the 8th day of the 4th month of the year. On the other hand, in the Gregorian calendar, the day falls during the month of April. Hong Kong observes Lord Buddha’s Birthday as a public holiday. Since Great Britain handed over the rule of this city to the People’s Republic of China in 1997. The city has many people who follow Buddhism as a religion. Therefore, the day is a celebration with great enthusiasm and joy.