Vietnam National Day

Vietnam National Day

September 2
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam observes its declaration of independence from France as a national holiday. On this day in 1945 Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969) proclaimed the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. To celebrate Vietnam's national holiday, people gather in major cities, including Hanoi, for speeches, parades, fireworks, and other festivities.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
1233 20th St. N.W., Ste. 400
Washington, D.C. 20036
202-861-0737; fax: 202-861-0917
www.vietnamembassy-usa.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 149
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 156
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