Vietnamese Family Day is a holiday in Vietnam that is observed on June 28 every year. Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem established it in 2001, and every year since then, it has been celebrated.

Things to know about Vietnamese Family Day

Vietnamese Family Day is not an official holiday but it still plays a significant role in Vietnamese culture.

History of Vietnamese Family Day

Vietnam is a country that is very connected to its core cultural values, based mainly on “Confucianism” - which means that Vietnamese people are big fans of respect, education, harmony, and loyalty to family.

To keep these cultural aspects alive in the minds of the people of Vietnam, in 2001, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem promulgated the Vietnamese Family Day, which is celebrated every year on June 28. On this day families from all around the country gather to celebrate, whether it be at home or festivals downtown.

Vietnamese Family Day is celebrated every year on June 28

Meaning of Vietnamese Family Day

The celebration of Vietnamese Family Day is a significant cultural event to recognize the positive cultural values and customs of Vietnamese families. Additionally, it is a day when Vietnamese people reconnect with their ancestors and family members, nourishing the nation's high cultural values and beautiful feelings. Family is a place to remember, to love, and to come back to no matter where we go or what we do.

Vietnamese Family Day is a significant cultural event to recognize the values of families\

How to observe Vietnamese Family Day

One of the most popular traditions associated with Vietnamese Family Day is the preparation of a special meal. Families typically prepare traditional dishes such as pho, banh mi, and spring rolls. These foods are not only delectable but also have significant cultural importance.

Another important aspect of Vietnamese Family Day is the exchange of gifts. Families frequently exchange small gifts like flowers, chocolates, or handcrafted items. These gifts serve as a symbol of love and affection between family members. Many families also use this occasion to visit their extended family members and pay respects to their ancestors.

Families frequently exchange small gifts like flowers, chocolates, or handcrafted items

Vietnamese Family Day is a beautiful occasion that highlights the significance of family bonds. Experience the beauty of this day firsthand by planning a memorable trip to Vietnam with your loved ones and creating unforgettable moments in the heart of Vietnam.

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