Lunar New Year Festival

Update news Lunar New Year Festival

In praise of life-giving water

Every year, after the harvest is completed or around the end of the Lunar New Year, the Ro Ngao ethnic minority in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum’s Dak Ha District celebrate a festival called Nước Giọt (Water Drops).

Tet of the San Diu ethnic minority group

The San Diu ethnic minority group, who live in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrate quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival.

Worship during Lunar New Year Festival

Ancestor worship during Lunar New Year festival.

The fight to stub out illegal tobacco goes on

Truong Van Ba, deputy chief of the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Combating against Smuggling, Commercial Frauds and Counterfeit Goods talks on the challenges they are facing.

HCM City: diverse activities to welcome New Year

A variety of activities are set to be launched across Ho Chi Minh City as a way of the southern city welcoming the New Year, including special artistic performances, a countdown party, and a spectacular display of fireworks.

First Vietnamese Tet festival to be held in southern Japan

A Vietnamese Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival will be held for the first time in Fukuoka, the largest city in Japan’s Kyushu island, on January 12, 2020.

Vietnam Central Bank calls for counterfeit cash vigilance

With the Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) drawing near and demand of cash increasing, Vietnam's central bank has sounded the alarm over counterfeit money.

Keep lucky money as a traditional custom

 VietNamNet Bridge – Every year when Tet, or the Lunar New Year festival, begins I fondly remember my childhood.

The hunt for lucky money hots up

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lì xì or giving lucky money is the most anticipated of customs, especially by children during the Lunar New Year festival (Tết).

Hanoi police crack down on traffic violators

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi traffic police will not overlook violations made by any public servants, police officers or journalists, said Colonel Dao Vinh Thang, head of Ha Noi Traffic Police Department. 

Students bring joy to those less fortunate

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Tet holiday is traditionally a time of reunion for the Vietnamese. For the last eight years, thousands of local and foreign students from HCM City's universities have taken part in an annual campaign

Tet peach trees begin to bloom in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – With two weeks remaining until the Lunar New Year Festival, Nhat Tan Village on the edge of Ha Noi's West Lake is blooming with a variety of flora, especially peach flowers.

Buying peach flowering branches for Lunar New Year Festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – Peach flowering branches and trees are popular decorations during Vietnam’s Tet (Lunar New Year Festival).

When the rich "buy" Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – They have a lot of money but do not have time to prepare the feast for their ancestors and for the Kitchen Gods, so they hire others to do it.

School travel pics elicit bridge pledge

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has quickly responded to photos of children being hauled to school across a swollen river in plastic bags.

Expert reveals the significance of Tet for Vietnamese people

 VietNamNet Bridge – The nation as a whole is caught up in preparations for celebrating the Lunar New Year festival, known popularly as Tet, which falls on January 31 this year.

Activities herald upcoming Lunar New Year festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – A spring festival to welcome the upcoming (Tet) Lunar New Year of the Horse is underway at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts, in the capital city of Hanoi.

Hanoi suffers traffic jams ahead of Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many roads in Ha Noi have become extremely overcrowded, causing a stressful and tiring environment for the city's drivers and pedestrians alike, with the lunar New Year Festival fast approaching.

Police start drive to curb traffic violations at Tet

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi Police have started to clampdown on drivers that break traffic laws in an effort to ensure public order and traffic safety during the lunar New Year festival, which falls on February 10.