September 2nd, 1945 is an important landmark marking a major turning point of Vietnam. It was an establishment day of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and is also considered the National Independence Day of the current Socialist Republic of Vietnam. President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence at Ba Dinh Square, officially claiming the independence and sovereignty of Vietnam from France and Japan.
As a typical National Day, Vietnamese has a day-break from work to commemorate the event’s historical significance. A notable sign for the cheerful spirit of the day is the appearance of Vietnam flags everywhere, coloring the whole country with lively red backgrounds and jovial yellow stars. The streets are exploded with a boom of red and yellow banners of celebrations and oversized posters of Uncle Ho speaking into a microphone in 1945.
There is also an annual marching on the Ba Dinh Square and fireworks in the major cities of Vietnam. September 2 is truly an utmost special day for the whole Vietnam nation.
Since then, every 2nd of September, most of Vietnamese people will have a day off to get together with their family and friends – as a way to commemorate our ancestors’ victory and sacrifice as well as respect the freedom that we have today.
As a typical National Day, walking down the street, you can easily catch a glimpse of Vietnam flags displayed everywhere, coloring the whole city in red and yellow – the colors symbolling our independence and banners of celebration. Many activities are organized on this day, such as: fireworks, marches and so on. Many Vietnamese individuals make good use of their day off by travelling to somewhere or visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ba Dinh Square. While you are studying Vietnamese in HCMC, traveling to these historical places will help you know more about our history.
Vietnam National Day Celebration September 2nd is truly a special and important day for the whole Vietnam nation.
So if you want to feel the strange air of a national holiday in our country. Let’s plan a trip to Vietnam right away.
However, there is a small note for you: these days the service in Vietnam will very quickly full. So book tour right now.