Valentine's Day in Vietnam. The feast of love in Vietnam. The celebration of February 14th, Valentines in China. Trivia, gifts and traditions for the feast of love

Valentine's Day in Vietnam

Valentine's Day in Vietnam is a relatively recent tradition for Vietnam, a few years ago on 14 February was a day like any other, but nowadays, shopping malls, restaurants, cinemas, shops and markets incite us to follow this foreign tradition. In Vietnam the St. Valentine's day is known as the feast of love (Ngày Gần Tinh Nhan), although young people call it Ngày Valentine.



Valentine


In Vietnam Valentine's day is celebrated the day 14 February, and although there are no rules attached to this regard, Vietnamese couples exchanged gifts, or at least the man buy a gift to a woman who loves.

Quintessential gift for Valentine's day are flowers, but chocolate, a greeting card, stuffed animals, etc. is also very common

For lovers Valentine Vietnamese dine out, go to movies, etc.. For a special occasion, Vietnamese women are dressed in their best clothes, with what Valentine is a great time to see Vietnamese dresses (Ao Dai) everywhere.

Couples celebrating Valentine Vietnam
Vietnamese buying gifts for their partners
Stores crowded for Valentine's Day in Vietnam
Stores crowded for Valentine's Day in Vietnam



Valentine gift in Vietnam
Valentine gift in Vietnam
Valentine Gift Vietnamese
Valentine Gift Vietnamese
Valentine's Day Flowers in Vietnam
Valentine's Day Flowers in Vietnam



Flowers for Valentine's Day in Vietnam


Roses are the most coveted flower during Valentine by the Vietnamese. On 14 February the price of roses fires, costing a bouquet of roses 150.000VND (about 5€). The price may seem ridiculous abroad but in Vietnam roses and Valentine is a very juicy business.

Students selling flowers for Valentine
Students selling flowers for Valentine

During the days close to Valentines, many students decide to leave classes temporarily to devote himself to sell roses and other gifts of love through the main streets of Vietnam. This extra revenue compensates for losing a couple of days of school.
Beginning the week before Valentine roses vendors get up very early in the morning to cut roses sold throughout the day on the busiest streets of the cities. It is quite a sight to see bikes loaded to the brim with buckets of flowers through the crowded streets of Vietnam.

February 14 in Vietnam

Vietnamese Youth and Valentine


The youngest of Vietnam, i.e. students and teenagers are the biggest consumers of Valentine. February 14 is the perfect excuse to demonstrate the love of couples, the decisive step to try to conquer the beloved person, or why not, to try to find love. Institutes, universities and recreational areas, doors are filled with articles, gifts and Valentine's day symbols if some clueless doesn't know that February 14th is coming.

The day of love


For all Vietnamese, friends of Vietnam, travelers, future travellers and curious... Happy Valentines!

Valentine related in Vietnam