The vast majority of Vietnam is Buddhist – but that doesn’t stop them from celebrating Christmas. The Vietnamese are fun-loving people and welcome all kinds of festivals as a way to get together and party. For most Vietnamese, Christmas is more of a novelty than a religious event and it isn’t an official holiday.
Is 25th December a holiday in Vietnam?
These holidays and festivals do not involve day-off but are widely observed and celebrated across the country.
|Local name||Lễ Giáng Sinh (Noel)|
|Remarks||Commemorating the nativity of Jesus Christ Christian holiday, former public holiday of Vietnam until 1975|
Is a holiday in Vietnam celebrated?
The most important holiday celebrated in Vietnam, and indeed by Vietnamese people worldwide, is Tet, the Vietnamese New Year. Tet is commonly described as Christmas, Thanksgiving and your birthday all celebrated at once. The second most celebrated Vietnamese holiday is the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Do Vietnamese believe in Santa?
Children in Vietnam are greatly excited because they believe in Santa Clause and put their shoes in front of their doors on Christmas Eve, expecting to have their shoes stuffed in with goodies from Santa’s bulging sack on the morning of 25th December.
How many public holidays did Vietnam have in 2021?
Vietnam Public Holidays 2021
|10 Feb to 16 Feb||Wed to Tue||Tet|
|21 Apr||Wed||Hung Kings Commemoration Day|
|30 Apr||Fri||Reunification Day|
|1 May||Sat||Labor Day|
Who is the most famous Vietnamese person?
Famous people from Vietnam
- Hô Chi Minh. If we could name only one personality who made Vietnam what it is today, it would be “Uncle Ho”. …
- Nguyen Huy Thiep and the Vietnamese literary renaissance. …
- Tran Anh Hung (Director) …
- Ngo Viet Thu (Architect) …
- Nguyen Minh Triet (President) …
- Marguerite Duras.