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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.

Is International New Year's Day a Public Holiday?

International New Year's Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010FriJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2011SatJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2011MonJan 3International New Year's Day observedNational holiday
2012SunJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2012MonJan 2International New Year's Day observedNational holiday
2013TueJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2014WedJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2015ThuJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2016FriJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2017SunJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2017MonJan 2International New Year's Day observedNational holiday
2018MonJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2019TueJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday
2020WedJan 1International New Year's DayNational holiday

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