August Revolution Commemoration Day in Vietnam
August Revolution Commemoration Day in Vietnam is held on August 19. This event in the second decade of the month August is annual. Help us
August Revolution Commemoration Day in Vietnam celebrates the 1945 revolution launched by Ho Chi Minh that brought Japanese rule in Vietnam to an end. The anniversary of the August Revolution is not a public holiday, but it is an important memorial day.
The August Revolution of 1945 constituted the most important turning-point in recent Vietnamese history.It formally marked the end of French colonialism in Vietnam and the beginning of Vietnamese national independence.
The August Revolution (Vietnamese: Cách-mạng tháng Tám), also known as the August General Uprising (Tổng khởi-nghĩa giành chính-quyền tháng Tám), was a revolution launched by Hồ Chí Minh's Việt Minh (League for the Independence of Vietnam) against French and Japanese colonial rule in Vietnam, on 19 August 1945.
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National Day in Vietnam on September 2 (celebrates the independence of Vietnam from Japan and France in 1945);
Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival on September 29 (15th day, 8th Chinese lunar month);