Teachers' Day in Vietnam Date in the current year: November 20, 2016

Teachers' Day in Vietnam Teachers' Day is celebrated in many countries to honor teachers for their contributions. The date of the holiday varies from country to country. For example, Teachers' Day in Vietnam is celebrated on November 20.

The history of Vietnamese Teachers' Day dates back to the late 1950s. In 1957, Vietnamese educators participated in a meeting for teachers from socialist countries held in Warsaw, Poland. The anniversary of the meeting was first celebrated in Vietnam in 1958 as the Day of the International Manifesto of Educators. In 1982, it was renamed Vietnamese Teachers' Day.

Teachers' Day allows Vietnamese students to express their gratitude and respect to their teachers. It is usually celebrated with special events held at schools, such as concerts, recitals, and exhibitions. The classes are canceled for the day. Students typically give their teachers flowers, greeting cards and small gifts. Former students visit their former teachers either at school or at home to thank them for their hard work and dedication.

The Minister of Education of Vietnam usually addresses teachers on the occasion of their professional holiday, expressing gratitude for their contribution to society.

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