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2020 VIETNAM HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Vietnam is

2nd April, ThursdayVietnamese Kings' Commemoration Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Vietnam in 2020

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriJan 24, 2020Jan 24Vietnamese New Year Eve
SaturdaySatJan 25, 2020Jan 25Vietnamese New Year
SundaySunJan 26, 2020Jan 26Tet holiday
MondayMonJan 27, 2020Jan 27Tet holiday
TuesdayTueJan 28, 2020Jan 28Tet holiday
WednesdayWedJan 29, 2020Jan 29Tet holiday
ThursdayThuApr 02, 2020Apr 02Vietnamese Kings' Commemoration Day
ThursdayThuApr 30, 2020Apr 30Liberation Day/Reunification Day
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01International Labor Day
WednesdayWedSep 02, 2020Sep 02Independence Day

Public Holidays in Vietnam

Vietnamese Kings' Commemoration Day

Vietnamese Kings' Commemoration Day

Thursday Apr 02, 2020

The upcoming Vietnam holiday Vietnamese Kings' Commemoration Day is in 38 days from today.

Liberation Day/Reunification Day

Liberation Day/Reunification Day

Thursday Apr 30, 2020

The upcoming Vietnam holiday Liberation Day/Reunification Day is in 66 days from today.

International Labor Day

International Labor Day

Friday May 01, 2020

The upcoming Vietnam holiday International Labor Day is in 67 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Vietnam Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Vietnam which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Vietnam holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Vietnam has 17 public holidays in a year. The public holidays are regulated by the Ministry of Foreign affairs. Under Article 115 of this labor code; workers are to receive ten holidays in a year. The religious and historical event influences the public holidays in the country.

When a public holiday falls on a weekend, the staff is allowed to take the following day off. An employee from another country is entitled to get an extra day off to celebrate the national day for their respective country. According to the laws of the land, public holidays that occur on a Saturday or a Sunday, are automatically moved to the following Monday. This day will also be a paid day off. Workers who cannot take a day off due to the nature of their jobs are compensated and allowed to pick a day off the following week or get additional leave days if they so desired.

Business is high towards these public holiday celebrations as residents stock up with supplies. On the day of the public holiday, most of the shops are closed down only a few are left open on areas with high tourist’s accommodation. The transport is slow, but towards the evening there little to no movements in the streets as all people take the festivities to their houses. The public holidays take on a religious theme. The celebration could go for a day and at most five days. Throughout this time, the residents pray, feast and dance with colorful decoration honoring their respective Saints. The culture is vibrant and does not restrict any foreigners from participating in the celebrations.