Chinese New Year is without a doubt the most celebrated occasion in of the year. The 31st of January signifies the start of the Lunar New Year, which this year symbolised by the zodiac of the Horse. The holiday celebrations run for 15 days ending at the start of the Spring Lantern Festival.
How are business opening hours in the New Year?
Most government offices, banks and public utilities will be closed from 31 January to 3 February, as these are public holidays in Hong Kong. Most shops and restaurants in the busiest districts will be open, while some shopping malls may even extend their service hours. Major attractions, theme parks and public transport will operate as usual. Street markets and stalls will usually close on the first and second day of the Chinese New Year (31 January & 1 February 2014), and resume business from the third day (2 February).
At Centre O, we will be closed from the 31st of January to the 3rd of February, 4th of February onwards, we will be operating at usual.
Wishing all of you and your loved ones to be blessed with great health, good fortune and may you have a wonderful holiday. Happy New Year!