Cay Neu

Update news Cay Neu

A ceremony involving the lowering of a Cay Neu, a tall bamboo pole featuring red pieces of garments which are used to ward off evil spirits during the Lunar New Year, took place at the Hue Imperial Citadel on January 31.

Traditional Tet revived at Hue citadel

The Hue Imperial Citadel in the central province of Thua-Thien Hue will be glowing with the atmosphere of traditional Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet) from January 17 – 31.

Hosting Tet customs to keep tradition alive

 VietNamNet Bridge – Le Mat Communal House as Tet (the Lunar New Year) nears. Hundreds of people flock to the main yard to witness a solemn ceremony to erect the cay neu (a tall bamboo pole).

Honour Tet national solidarity

Banh chung (glutinous square cake) and Tet (Lunar New Year) gifts have been delivered to houses of poor ethnic people living in the northern province of Lai Chau and the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

Ethnology museum rings in new year

Hundreds of people including children attended the setting up of a cay neu made from bamboo in the grounds of the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology yesterday to herald the start of the Tet holiday.