According to the 2019 Labor Code, in Clause 1 and Clause 3 of Article 112 on the holiday regime on September 2, it is stipulated: "...employees are entitled to a National Day holiday lasting 02 days (including September 2 solar calendar and 01 consecutive day before or after)”. So to answer the question "2/9 have a few days off” then this year, September 2, 2023, employees will have a maximum of 4 days off, starting from September 1 and lasting until September 4.

2/9 have a few days off
2/9 have a few days off

1.  What is National Day (September 2)?

National Day 2/9) means celebration of the country. Or can be understood as the founding date of the country. This is considered the most important event in Vietnam's history, the day Uncle Ho read the declaration of independence and gave birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam at Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi.

quốc khánh là ngày lễ gì
National Day means celebration of the country

2.  History of National Day Holiday

Vietnam National Day takes place on September 2 every year and is considered an important holiday of Vietnam. This day commemorates the event when President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence at Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi, creating the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the predecessor of today's Socialist Republic of Vietnam. .

lịch sử ra đời 2/9
History of the birth of National Day

According to Article 112 of Labor Code 2019, the Vietnamese people will be Holiday in 2 days: September 2 and 1 day before or after (previously only on September 2).

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3.  How many days off are there for National Day September 2?

3.1. 2/9 holiday schedule for employees

CaseMain day offCompensatory day off 1Compensatory day off 2
In case the company works from Monday to FridaySaturday, Sunday (every week)Monday of the following weekTuesday of the following week
In case the company works from Monday to SaturdaySunday (every week)Monday of the following week
National Day September 2 has a few days off

3.2. Holiday schedule September 2 for Public Employees

National Day 2/9/2023, cadres, civil servants, and public employees will enjoy 4-day vacation (September 1, 2023 - September 4, 2023). This holiday includes 02 National Day holidays, 01 weekly rest day and 01 weekly rest day.

Cán bộ viên chức 2/9 được nghỉ mấy ngày
Public officials and civil servants get 4 days off

Summary of the most standard calendar of holidays and Tet in 2023

3.3. September 2nd holiday schedule for students

The law does not specifically regulate the National Day holiday of September 2 for pupils and students. However, in reality, for schools that teach 6 days/week: Students will have 3 days off.

2/9 học sinh được nghỉ mấy ngày
Students will have 3 days off.

3.4. 2/9 holiday schedule for postal workers, shipping units

The National Day holiday period September 2, 2023 for postal workers will takes place from September 1, 2023 to September 3, 2023, from Friday to Sunday. Particularly, the holiday schedule of transport units will be longer, from September 1, 2023 to September 4, 2023, including the 2nd, then the end.

2/9 bưu điện nghỉ mấy ngày
Postal staff and shipping units have 4 days off

3.5. September 2nd holiday schedule for bank employees

The weekly working schedule of each bank is often different, so the National Day holiday schedule on September 2, 2023 will be different. However, most banks are expected to Vacation from September 1, 2023 to September 4, 2023, including Saturday and Sunday. Total is 4 days off

nhân viên ngân hàng 2/9 được nghỉ mấy ngày
Bank employees have 4 days off

4. Answer questions about National Day holiday, September 2, 2023

4.1. What day does National Day fall on September 2, 2023?

National Day September 2, 2023 falls on Saturday therefore, employees will be entitled to a compensatory rest day before or after the holiday.

lễ quốc khánh 2/9 là ngày thứ mấy
National Day September 2, 2023 falls on Saturday

4.2. How many days of salary are paid for National Day Holiday 2/9?

According to the provisions of the Law, on the National Day on September 2, workers will be Take 2 consecutive days off with full pay.

2/9 được hưởng bao nhiêu lương
National Day Holiday 2/9 enjoy 2 days salary

4.3 Since when did the National Day on September 2 have 2 days off?

Previously, in the Labor Code 2012, employees were only entitled to one day off and full salary (September 2).
However, the 2019 Labor Code has changed so that employees are entitled to 2 days off and receive full salary (September 2 and 1 adjacent day).

2/9 được nghỉ 2 ngày từ khi nào
September 2 is 2 days off from 2019

4.4. How will workers be paid when they go to work on September 2?

·        Làm ban ngày

Below is the table of salary rates for working on weekdays, weekly holidays (Sundays), and National Day holidays (September 1 and September 2) in 2023 according to clauses c and clause 1, Article 98 Labor Code 2019.

Working dayRatio of salary compared to normal days (%)
September 1 (Friday)300
September 2 (Saturday)300

·        Working at night

When working overtime at night on a holiday, based on Clause 3 of Article 98 of the 2019 Labor Code, employees will receive additional pay for overtime work at night, overtime pay for regular work, and 20% The wages for the job are usually on that workday.

Therefore, if working overtime during the National Day holiday, the employee will receive at least 490% of the regular working day's salary (including holiday pay).

chi tiết 2/9 được nghỉ mấy ngày
Workers who work at night on September 2 will receive 490% of their normal salary

4.5. Does National Day September 2 have fireworks?

There is currently no official announcement regarding the organization of fireworks displays during the National Day holiday September 2, 2023. In previous years, in three big cities: Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh, held fireworks at the following locations:

  • Hanoi: Sword Lake, My Dinh Stadium, Thong Nhat Park, Van Quan Lake, Ly Tu Trong Flower Garden.
  • Da Nang: Han River Bridge.
  • Ho Chi Minh: Dam Sen Park and tunnel across the Saigon River.

We will need to wait for official announcements from the authorities to know exactly if fireworks will take place in 2023.

người lao động 2/9 được nghỉ mấy ngày
Fireworks display on September 2nd holiday

4.6. Suggested 20 places to visit or have fun on National Day September 2

1Tourist destination 9/2  Mu Cang Chai
Ba Vi National Park
Ha Long Bay
The ancient capital of Hue
Hoi An
Gia Lai
Giang Dien Waterfall
Gao Giong eco-tourism area (Dong Thap Muoi)
Tra Su Melaleuca forest  
22/9 fun place for families in Hanoi  Vinpearl Aquarium Times City - Miniature ocean in the heart of Hanoi
VinKE Times City amusement park
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long Night Tour
Central Circus  
Anh An village - The beauty of Vietnamese countryside
Xuan Loc Landscape Art Garden
Tam Phan Road Camping Area
Ba Vi National Park 
Cultural and Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups
TBS Riverside Garden Glamping Garden  
32/9 entertainment place for families in Ho Chi Minh City  Hello Park
Saigon Garden
Central Market underground market
Buu Long tourist area
Giang Dien Waterfall
Cao Minh tourist area (Color Land)
Can Gio
Can Gio
Green Rock Lake
Dau Tieng Lake  

4.7. Cultural and entertainment activities on National Day September 2

On the National Day of September 2, many places organize a series of commemorative activities such as performing folk songs, boat racing on the Kien Giang River...

Besides, every year at Ba Dinh Square, the flag raising ceremony will take place, attracting people from all over to salute the national flag and visit Uncle Ho's Mausoleum, as well as visit the Ho Chi Minh Museum.

At the same time, in the provinces of Thua Thien Hue, Kim Lien relic site (Nghe An), Quang Binh ... also organized many cultural activities, festivals and boat races to welcome September 2.

lễ quốc khánh có những hoạt động gì
Cultural and entertainment activities on National Day September 2

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