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How many days off is Lunar New Year 2024?

According to the solar calendar, Lunar New Year 2024 will fall on Saturday, February 10. New Year’s Eve will be Friday, February 9, 2024. So for the Lunar New Year in 2024, how many days off will employees get?

Lunar New Year 2024 will fall on the following dates:

  • Thursday, February 8 – 29th of the last lunar month
  • Friday, February 9 – New Year’s Eve
  • Saturday, February 10 – Lunar New Year’s Day
  • Sunday, February 11 – Second day of Lunar New Year
  • Monday, February 12 – Third day of Lunar New Year
  • Tuesday, February 13 – Fourth day of Lunar New Year
  • Wednesday, February 14 – Fifth day of Lunar New Year

How many days off is Lunar New Year 2024?

According to Article 112 of the Labor Code 2019:

Employees are entitled to paid leave on public holidays and for Lunar New Year:

  • Lunar New Year: 5 days
  • If a weekly rest day falls on a public holiday or Lunar New Year, employees are entitled to take compensation leave on the next working day.

Therefore, for Lunar New Year 2024:

  • Civil servants will get 7 days off in total (5 days for Lunar New Year + 2 days compensation for weekend rest days falling on Lunar New Year).
  • Employees who have 2 rest days per week will get 7 days off.
  • Employees with 1 rest day per week will get 6 days off.
  • The specific Lunar New Year holiday dates are decided by the Prime Minister.

How many days off is Lunar New Year 2024?

Students in Ho Chi Minh City will get 14 days off for Lunar New Year in 2024

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has issued the academic calendar for the 2023-2024 school year for preschools, general education, and continuing education institutions in the city.

Kindergartens, secondary schools, high schools, and continuing education centers will return from summer break on August 28th, 2023.

Primary schools will have a staggered return – Grades 2, 3, 4, 5 return on August 28th, while Grade 1 returns on September 1st.

How many days off is Lunar New Year 2024?

All levels will officially begin classes on September 5th. The school year will end between May 9th-26th, 2024.

The first semester runs from September 5th to January 13th, 2024, with 1 week for practical studies and the remaining time for other activities.

The second semester is from January 15th to May 25th, 2024. Students have 5 weeks of practical study, and the rest of the time is for other activities.

Continuing education Grades 6-8, 10-11 have 18 weeks of practical study in Semester 1, while Grades 9-12 have 16 weeks. In Semester 2, Grades 6-8, 10-11 have 17 practical study weeks, and Grades 9-12 have 16 weeks.

The Lunar New Year break is from February 5th to 26th, 2024 (December 20th, 2023 to January 18th, 2024 of the lunar calendar). This results in a 14 day holiday for the festivities.