Hung Kings Commemoration

I am not sure but Vietnam doesn’t seem to have a lot of holidays (compared to the Philippines).  The longest would be the week of the Lunar New Year that can stretch from 3 days to 2 weeks — depending on the company or if you are willing to use up your leave credits.

On Tuesday, April 12, Vietnam will be celebrating the Hung Kings Commemoration.  Lifting from SG Holiday:

Hung Kings Commemoration – Traditional holiday adopted by the government on 28 March 2007 commemorating the mythical Hùng Kings. Hùng Vuong (Hùng Kings in Vietnamese) was the first king of Van Lang or Lac Viet (as Vietnam was known at the time). His dynasty existed in Vietnamese prehistory, but much of the lore from this time is now lost to the ages.

My office took the holiday a bit further by allowing us all a scheduled leave tomorrow, April 11!  🙂

So what to do on the 12th?  Definitely, we’re not going back to Suoi Tien.  For sure, the place will be packed!  However, it would be interesting to see how they will celebrate this year’s Hung Kings day.  Last year was a sight to see:

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Event and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

4 Responses to Hung Kings Commemoration

  1. Pingback: Hung Kings Day | Hello Saigon!

  2. Appreciation to my father who told me on the topic of this webpage, this blog is actually remarkable.

  3. naturally like your web-site but you need to check the
    spelling on quite a few of your posts. Several of them are rife with spelling problems and I to find it
    very troublesome to tell the reality then again I will surely come again again.

  4. Always remember black hairstyles it is you that is getting married.
    Curly hair styles are becoming more and more popular. She then uses a hair tie.
    If you want to straighten their hair first for an easier braid.

Leave a Reply to http://Magisterdireccionteatral.Uchile.cl/contenido/hair-care-advice-Help-you-your-hair Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s