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Vietnamese New Year in Vietnam

Is Vietnamese New Year a Public Holiday?

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

In 2020 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Vietnamese New Year Observances

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuFeb 19Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2016MonFeb 8Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2017SatJan 28Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2018FriFeb 16Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2019TueFeb 5Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2020SatJan 25Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2021FriFeb 12Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2022TueFeb 1Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2023SunJan 22Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2024SatFeb 10Vietnamese New YearNational holiday
2025WedJan 29Vietnamese New YearNational holiday

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