Seven-day holiday for Lunar New Year 2021 approved
sonnguyen 29-11-2020, 07:57

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed a seven-day holiday for the Lunar New Year in 2021 following the proposal by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

The holiday will start on February 10 (or the 29th of the last lunar month of the Year of Rat) to February 16 (the fifth day of the first lunar month of the Year of Buffalo).


Seven-day holiday for Lunar New Year 2021 approved

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed a seven-day holiday for the Lunar New Year in 2021


The holiday will start on February 10. They will enjoy another two days as the last two out of the five-day streak overlaps the weekend.

Under the prime minister’s agreement, the 2021 National Day holiday will be from September 2 to September 3. Combined with weekend holiday for September 4-5, everyone will have a four-day holiday in total.

Adding one more day off for the National Day is regulated in the revised Labor Code which is scheduled to take effect from January 1, 2020.

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