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Tet, New Year The most important holiday of the year, according to lunar calendar (31 January-3 February 2006)
International
Women’s Day
,
Parades and celebration by women, 8 March
Liberation Day Celebrations, 30 April, throughout Ho Chi Minh city
International
Labour Day

Following Liberation Day this gives citizens
a two-day holiday, 1 May

Ho Chi Minh’s
Birthday
National holiday to celebrate the birthday of the former president, 19 May
National Day Celebrating the Declaration of Independence in 1945 of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (also anniversary of the death of Ho Chi Minh), 2 September
Mid-fall
Festival
,
General festivities with children carrying lanterns in processions 15th day of the eighth lunar month, October
Christmas Celebrated by the small Christian community but
increasingly seen as a party period by everyone,
25 December