Every year on February 3, Vietnam celebrates the Founding Day of the Communist Party of Vietnam.
The Vietnamese Communist Party (Vietnamese: Đảng Cộng sản Việt Nam) is the ruling party and the only legal political party in the country. In some sources, the party is called the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party, and the Vietnamese press and the Vietnamese people call it "our party".
On February 3, 1930, at a conference in Hong Kong, held in the city of Colon (Kowloon), Ho Chi Minh (Ho Chi Minh, 1890-1969) and other exiles living in China founded the Vietnam Communist Party. Ho Chi Minh, then representing the Comintern, chaired the conference.