April 30 and May 1 are public holidays in Vietnam. The holiday is known as Reunification Day (Ngày Giải Phóng) and International Workers’ Day (Ngày Quốc Tế Lao Động) respectively. The two holidays are often combined into a single long weekend, known as “April 30 – May 1 holiday” or “Labor Day holiday.” In addition to these holidays, the Vietnamese people also have a day off to make up for the death anniversary of the Hung Kings.
History and Significance of Reunification Day in Vietnam
Reunification Day, also known as Liberation Day, is a public holiday in Vietnam that is celebrated on April 30 each year. The holiday marks the fall of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, to the communist forces of North Vietnam in 1975, which ultimately led to the reunification of the country.
The Vietnam War, which lasted from 1955 to 1975, was a conflict between the communist forces of North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam, which was supported by the United States and its allies. The war ended with the withdrawal of American troops from Vietnam and the eventual capture of Saigon by the North Vietnamese army. The fall of Saigon marked the end of the war and the reunification of Vietnam under communist rule.
Reunification Day is an important holiday in Vietnam and is celebrated with parades, fireworks, and cultural events throughout the country. It is a time for the Vietnamese people to remember the sacrifices made by their ancestors in the struggle for independence and to celebrate the reunification of their country.
The holiday is also a reminder of the devastating impact of war on the Vietnamese people, as well as the importance of peace and unity in the world. It serves as a symbol of Vietnam’s resilience and determination in the face of adversity and has become an integral part of the country’s national identity.
Feast of the Ancestor Hung Vuong: A Day to Remember the Roots of Vietnamese People
The Feast of the Ancestor Hung Vuong is a traditional festival in Vietnam that commemorates the Hung Kings, who are considered the legendary founders and rulers of the nation. The festival is also known as the Hung Kings Temple Festival and is held annually on the 10th day of the third lunar month, which usually falls in April.
The festival is a time for the Vietnamese people to pay tribute to their ancestors and to celebrate their cultural heritage. It typically involves a range of activities, such as offering incense at the Hung Kings Temple, traditional music and dance performances, dragon boat races, and culinary competitions featuring traditional dishes.
The Feast of the Ancestor Hung Vuong is an important event in Vietnam’s cultural calendar and is recognized as a national day of commemoration. It serves as a reminder of the country’s rich history and traditions, and is an opportunity for the Vietnamese people to come together and celebrate their shared cultural identity.
Holiday Notification: The Ngoc Chau Will Be Closed From April 29 To May 3
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Please note that our company takes the welfare of our employees seriously and encourages them to take a well-deserved rest during this time. We believe that this will help our staff recharge and come back to work with renewed energy and focus.
Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to returning to work with renewed energy and enthusiasm. 🤝
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