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2022 Lunar New Year holiday to last for five days

by VNA12 January 2022 Last updated at 12:11 PM

The Lunar New Year holiday is the longest and most important traditional festival in Vietnam (Illustrative photo: vneconomy.vn)
The Lunar New Year holiday is the longest and most important traditional festival in Vietnam (Illustrative photo: vneconomy.vn)

The 2022 Lunar New Year holiday will last from January 31 through February 4, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has agreed.

That means the holiday, also called Tet - the longest and most important traditional festival in Vietnam, will be from the 29th day of the 12th lunar month in the Year of the Buffalo to the 4th day of the Year of the Tiger . Meanwhile, the National Day holiday will be from September 1 to 2.

The Deputy PM made the decision on the basis of the proposal submitted by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs. Other weekend and anniversary holidays will still take place as regulated in the Labour Code, according to the Government Office’s announcement of his opinion.

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