A Rich Heritage…A Proud Tradition



  • Celebrate our pride as Americans of Vietnamese descent;
  • Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month;
  • Honor Vietnamese Americans, individuals, and organizations for their contributions to the Vietnamese American community and America; and
  • Promote education, leadership, and volunteerism.

The Vietnamese American National Gala (VANG) is a national annual celebration of Vienamese heritage and pride, which is held in conjunction with the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a month-long celebration in May of each year, which honors the achievement of Asian Pacific Americans and recognizes their contributions to America.

VANG is the premier Vietnamese American gathering in the nation. VANG is the Vietnamese American community's version of Oscar, but it has a broader scope in recognizing professional achievements and community contributions. The black-tie dinner gala brings together nearly a thousand Vietnamese American luminaries, elected officials, corporate sponsors, and community and business leaders, to honor some of America's best and brightest.

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