International New Year's Day in Vietnam

New Year’s Day, which is on January 1, marks the start of the year in the Gregorian calendar and it's a public holiday in many countries. Count down to the New Year, no matter where you are.

New Year's Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is celebrated worldwide.
New Year's Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is celebrated worldwide.
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About International New Year's Day

Read more about International New Year's Day.

International New Year's Day Observances

Note: If a public holiday falls on a weekend, workers are entitled to have the following day off as compensation.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriJan 12010International New Year's DayNational holiday
SatJan 12011International New Year's DayNational holiday
MonJan 32011International New Year's Day observedNational holiday
SunJan 12012International New Year's DayNational holiday
MonJan 22012International New Year's Day observedNational holiday
TueJan 12013International New Year's DayNational holiday
WedJan 12014International New Year's DayNational holiday
ThuJan 12015International New Year's DayNational holiday
FriJan 12016International New Year's DayNational holiday
SunJan 12017International New Year's DayNational holiday
MonJan 22017International New Year's Day observedNational holiday
MonJan 12018International New Year's DayNational holiday
TueJan 12019International New Year's DayNational holiday
WedJan 12020International New Year's DayNational holiday

Quick Facts

New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.

International New Year's Day 2016

Friday, January 1, 2016

International New Year's Day 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017
Monday, January 2, 2017 – Observed date

Note: If a public holiday falls on a weekend, workers are entitled to have the following day off as compensation.

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Fun Holiday on January 1, 2016

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