Vietnamese New Year 2021 in Vietnam

Vietnamese New Year 2021 also remains a very grand day for the country and its natives. It is also known by the names of Tet Nguyen Dan or Tet . This New Year is based on the Lunar Calendar and marks the arrival of spring. The celebrations begin a day before, i.e. on the occasion of Vietnamese New Year’s Eve. Quite a few feisty celebrations take place on the day when the Vietnamese new Year arrives.

Let us now take a look at how the celebrations of Vietnamese New Year takes place.

When is Vietnamese New Year in 2021?

12

February, 2021

(Friday)

Is Vietnamese New Year a Public Holiday in Vietnam?

Vietnamese New Year is a public holiday for the general population according to Vietnam Holidays 2021. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.

How do the Celebrations of Vietnamese New Year Take Place?

Quite a few events take place on the occasion of New Year in Vietnam. Let us find out what they are.

  • Almost all Vietnamese people prepare for Tet by cooking some special delicacies.
  • Some ancestral worshipping is also done in many parts of the country.
  • Elder folks give money and gifts to the younger ones.
  • Pilgrims and feasts are also a common spectation of the Vietnamese New Year.

Vietnamese New Year Observances

Year Weekday Date Name Holiday Type
2019 Tue 5 February Vietnamese New Year National Holiday
2020 Sat 25 January Vietnamese New Year National Holiday
2021 Fri 12 February Vietnamese New Year National Holiday
2022 Tue 1 February Vietnamese New Year National Holiday
2023 Sun 22 January Vietnamese New Year National Holiday
2024 Sat 10 February Vietnamese New Year National Holiday
2025 Wed 29 January Vietnamese New Year National Holiday

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Quick Facts

This year: Fri, 12 February 2021
Next year: Tue, 1 February 2022
Last year: Sat, 25 January 2020
Type : National Holiday