Past Events

22ndSeptember2021

The Day after Mid-Autumn Festival – Public Holiday (Hong Kong)

The Mid-Autumn Festival, commonly known as the Mooncake Festival, is the second most important festival in China after Chinese New Year with a history dating back over 3,000 years, when the Emperor of China worshipped the moon for bountiful harvests.Celebrations include gatherings for dinners, carrying and displaying paper lanterns, worshiping the moon and eating moonc ...

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08thSeptember2021

Victory Day – Public Holiday (Malta)

This day commemorates victories of the Great Siege of Malta in 1565 as well as the war against the Italians in 1943 during the Second World War, making it one of the most significant national holidays in Malta. The day is celebrated by laying wreaths, state ceremonies as well as parades by the local armed forces across the Island.Please be advised that our Malta office ...

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30thAugust2021

Summer Bank Holiday – Public Holiday (Isle of Man)

The Summer Bank Holiday is observed on the last Monday in August.It is a UK public holiday that was introduced as a way to give workers one last chance to enjoy the summer sunshine over a long weekend with family and friends.Please be advised that our Isle of Man office will therefore be closed on Monday 30th August ...

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27thAugust2021

In Lieu of Senior Race Day – Public Holiday (Isle of Man)

The famous International Isle of Man TT Festival has taken place annually since it started back in 1907.However, as a result of this year’s event cancellation, the Senior Race Day bank holiday, which was due to take place in June has now been moved to August.Please be advised that our Isle of Man office will be cl ...

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05thJuly2021

Tynwald Day – Public Holiday (Isle of Man)

With an unbroken existence spanning over 1000 years, Tynwald the Isle of Man’s parliament is the oldest continuing parliament body in the world.The Tynwald meeting takes place on Tynwald Hill at St John’s and is conducted as an open-air ceremony.Please be advised that our Isle of Man office will therefore be clo ...

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01stJuly2021

HKSAR Establishment Day – Public Holiday (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Special Administration Establishment Day recognises Hong Kong’s transition from the hands of the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China in 1997.To celebrate, they undertake various festive activities including live music, dragon dances and incredible firework displays.Please be advised our Ho ...

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29thJune2021

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul – Public Holiday (Malta)

Held annually, the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul is one of the oldest feast celebrations in Malta which commemorates the two Apostles of the same name. The feast is one of the most important in the Maltese calendar and is celebrated with dancing and musical performances, followed by an evening mass.Please be advised that our Malta office will be closed on Tuesday 29th ...

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14thJune2021

Tuen Ng Festival – Public Holiday (Hong Kong)

The Tuen Ng Festival, or more commonly known as the Dragon Boat Festival, is held annually in Hong Kong. The traditional race sees various ornately carved vibrantly decorated dragon boats, built in the shape of a war canoe, paddle to the beat of a drummer.The Dragon Boat Festival is believed to repel evil and bring luck in the coming months. ...

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07thJune2021

Sette Giugno – Public Holiday (Malta)

Sette Giugno is a national holiday celebrated in Malta that commemorates a series of riots by the Maltese population on 7th June 1919, caused by troops firing into a crowd and injuring many.Please be advised our Malta office will be closed for the local public holiday on Monday 7th June 2021 but our Isle of Man and Hong Kong offices will remain open as usual.

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31stMay2021

Late May Bank Holiday – Public Holiday (Isle of Man)

Originally known as Whit Monday, the Spring Bank Holiday, also known as Late May Bank Holiday, takes place on the last Monday of May. Although historically celebrated as a religious holiday, today it is more commonly associated as a day for travel or relaxing with family and friends.Please be advised that our Isle of Man office will be closed on Monday 31st May to obse ...

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