Ho Chi Minh, also known as Uncle Ho was a great revolutionary leader, who led Vietnamese people in liberating Vietnam. He also had the key figure in the foundation of Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945
Ho Chi Minh was famous of not only his knowledge but also his kindness and his simple lifestyle. In order to memorize Uncle Ho’s contribute, the Vietnam Government decided to make his birthday a national public holiday.
Around this date, meetings and festivals are held
Visiting Uncle Ho Tomb in Hanoi is a must-have etiquette on this date.
Annually, Nghe An Province, Ho Chi Minh’s homeland, set up “Lang Sen Festival” to show their pround of having such a great leader
There are hundreds of Uncle Ho Temples from all over Vietnam. People spend their time there praying and showing their respects
Not only in the main lands, there is also Uncle Ho Temple in Hoang Sa Island, Vietnam
Images of Ho Chi Minh are exhibited in the Central Park, District 1 so that people can come and see them
In Laos, sporting events are also held to celebrate Uncle Ho’s birthday