National Day is a national holiday in Vietnam observed every 2nd September, commemorating President Ho Chi Minh reading the Declarations of independence of Vietnam at Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi on September 2, 1945.
Every company will close for Vietnamese National Day on Monday 2nd September 2019, and open as usual Tuesday the 3rd.
The Vietnamese celebrate National Day by displaying their national flag, putting up elaborate decorations and erecting huge posters depicting Ho Chi Minh making his famous speech.
While Hanoi and other major cities host speeches, parades and fireworks displays, they may actually be relatively quiet during National Day and the public holiday on Monday, because much of the city’s population will head to the coast to relax.
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) will organize fireworks shows at three locations to mark National Day on September 2, 2019. They will be at the Thu Thiem Tunnel between Districts 1 and 2; the 81-storeyed Landmark 81, Vietnam’s highest building; and Dam Sen Park in District 11.
The fireworks will begin at 9:00 p.m. and will last 15 minutes. Several major streets will be closed to vehicles at that time.
Find a best place to watch the fireworks near you below:
Saigon River Tunnel, District 1
Vinhome Central Park, Binh Thanh District
Dam Sen Park in District 11
According to a report on VNExpress, fireworks will lighted up in Vietnam on major national celebrations such as Lunar New Year, Reunification Day on April 30 and National Day on September 2.
Tourism authorities take advantage of this occasion to also organize street lighting shows and art performances.