The flag of Vietnam
The Vietnamese flag was designed in 1940 and was used in the uprise against the French rule in Southern Vietnam.
The red color was the symbol of the social revolution. It represents as well the blood shed by the Vietnamese during the struggle for independence and fredoom of Vietnam.
The 5-pointed yellow star in the middle symbolizes the five main classes of the society: intellectuals, farmers, workers, military men and youth working together in the construction of socialism.
This flag was first used in the North Vietnam and was later adopted as the flag of the reunified Vietnam after 1975.
For every important national days, you can see flags every where in front of the shops, the houses, on the taxis.
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