return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Foreigners experience Tet holiday in Vietnam

Tet (Lunar New Year) festival is the biggest holiday of the year for the Vietnamese people. The festival impresses foreign visitors with its interesting traditional culture activities.

{keywords}
Foreigners enjoy wrapping Banh chung, traditional cake of Vietnamesee people during Tet holiday. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
{keywords}
Foreigners in Vietnamese traditional long dress experience Vietnamese traditional culture, including writing calligraphy, making “to he” traditional toys and singing Quan ho folk songs. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
{keywords}
A foreign visitor enjoys wrapping Banh chung, traditional cake of Vietnam's Lunar New Year holiday. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
{keywords}
Diners are introduced to Vietnamese dishes (Photo: Vietnamplus)
{keywords}
Traditional food tray of Vietnamese people. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
{keywords}
International friends enjoy wrapping Chung cakes. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
{keywords}
Foreigners enjoy wrapping Banh chung, traditional cake of Vietnamesee people during Tet holiday. (Photo: Vietnamplus) (Photo: Vietnamplus)
{keywords}
Making “to he” figurines with artisans (Photo: Vietnamplus)

VNP/VNA

Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year through the eyes of foreigners

Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year through the eyes of foreigners

Tet, Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year, has impressed many foreigners who admit that the holiday helps them understand the close bond of family members and the meaning of family get-togethers during the first days of Spring.

MORE NEWS

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 3

Hanoi seeks UNESCO's recognition for Mo Muong

Seven must-visit destinations in Vietnam for coffee connoisseur

From the 19th century until now, coffee has taken a journey to become an irreplaceable part of Vietnamese culture and life.

Petrol prices fall to over a year record low of VND21,000/litre

Petrol prices tumbled to the lowest level in more than a year in the latest adjustments made on October 3 by the Ministries of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.

Foreign ODA and concessional loans reach 15.5% of target

Disbursement of foreign official development assistance (ODA) and concessional loans has been slow, achieving only 15.48% of the target, the Ministry of Finance reported.

More foreign visitors to HCMC signals thriving tourist season

Roughly 100 French, American, German tourists traveled to Ho Chi Minh City on French Le Laperouse yacht of Ponant after the last visit in mid-November 2019 signaling a thriving tourist season.

First monkeypox infection detected in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has just announced the first reported case of monkeypox in Vietnam.

VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS OCTOBER 3

2.97 billion USD in FDI poured into HCM City in 9 months

Trendy jobs in Vietnam

New and fashionable professions are being pursued by many young people. But not everyone is succeeding.

Shooting star targets bright future

After the retirement of senior champions, the Vietnam shooting team is now relying on its younger athletes, such as 18-year-old Phi Thanh Thao, who was recently nominated as Best Young Athlete of 2022 at the prestigious Victory Cup.

Hanoi needs world-class entertainment sites to lure tourists

According to experts, the lack of world-class amusement and entertainment zones is a big "hole" in Hanoi's tourism.

HCM City tightens management of food labelled 'organic'

Many families choose organic food though recently several supermarkets and e-commerce platforms had to apologise to consumers after non-organic food was labelled and sold as organic.

Vietnam win ticket to 2022 Futsal Asian Cup quarterfinals

Despite their defeat in the match against Japan on October 2, Vietnam’s national futsal team will advance to the quarterfinals in the 2022 Futsal Asian Cup as it ranked second in Group D.

Many parts of Vietnam saw increased fertility rates during pandemic

Fertility rates over the past two years increased across many localities in Vietnam, and it was even higher than the total replacement birth rate, said Director General of the General Department of Population and Family Planning Nguyen Doan Tu.

HCMC plans to eliminate 20,000 slum areas by 2025

According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Construction, over the past 20 years, the city has removed 36,000 slum areas along canals, but there are still about 20,000 of them.

Vietnam to have 33 new highways by 2030

With 33 highway projects totaling nearly 3,000 km long planned for construction in 2021-2030, a decade of busy expressway building is expected.
back_to_top