Lunar New Year
As the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday approaches people in Ha Noi flock to Quang An market in Tay Ho District to buy peach blossom trees.
The Huong Pagoda Festival in 2021 would be canceled for the prevention of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Workers are putting the final touches to decorations on Nguyen Hue flower street in HCM City, the country’s largest of its kind, before it officially opens to the public on February 9 to welcome the Lunar New Year.
Different from the previous years, HCM City’s Mien Dong coach station and Tan Son Nhat International Airport have been very quiet these days due to impacts of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks.
With every New Year comes a new beginning. It is that time of the year when everyone reminisces over past year events and prays for an auspicious year ahead.
Peach blossom and kumquat gardeners and traders have high expectation for sales as the Tet holiday approaches.
Two major bus stations in HCM City have started attracting crowds with less than two weeks to go for Tet.
This year, Hanoi’s traditional flower market is held on the streets of Hang Luoc, Hang Khoai, Hang Roi, Hang Ma and Phung Hung.
Being used to wrap Banh Chung (sticky rice cake for Tet), Dong leaves from Trang Cat Village is the pride of the villagers that have been offered to other localities and countries.
Delivery firms and drivers are ‘burning candles at both ends’ as the number of orders during the pre-Tet sales season has soared.
Two weeks before the Lunar New Year (Tet holiday), Sa Dec flower village in Dong Thap Province has become a tourist hotspot.
Students in Hanoi will begin their Lunar New Year holiday on February 1, one week earlier than previous schedule, to meet the requirements of COVID-19 prevention and control in the city.
When the first flowers blossom on the ‘to day’ (wild peach blossom) trees, H’mong people joyfully celebrate their traditional Lunar New Year festival on the first three days of the twelfth lunar month.