Lunar New Year

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A traditional village market has recently opened at Phong Nha Ke Bang national park. The colours and atmosphere of a traditional market, along with folk games, have drawn visitors’ attention.

Vietnam Rubber Group fears nCoV may erode demand from biggest buyer China

The company is concerned that demand from China, which accounts for half of the group’s shipments of latex, will fall.

Vietnamese enjoy post-Tet

In Vietnam, the saying “the first lunar month of the year is the time for pleasure and relaxation” is learnt by heart by nearly everyone.

Cyber security, internet connection ensured during Tet

Vietnam did not suffer from any cyber attacks that caused extensive impact or serious problems during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Thousands descend on Tam Chuc pagoda during the start of Lunar New Year

As the nation’s largest temple, Tam Chuc pagoda in Ha Nam has seen hordes of people flock to the site during the opening days of the Lunar New Year.

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.

Banh Tet: Traditional cake in southern Vietnam

Banh Tet (cylinder glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake enjoyed by southern Vietnamese people on the occasion of the Lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung.

Southern beaches crowded on Tet

Crowds flocked to beaches in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to relax on Tet amid the hot weather.

Hanoi’s tourism affected by nCoV epidemic during Tet

The novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak caused certain negative impact on Hanoi’s tourism during the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday (Tet), according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

Exotic fruits much sought after for Tet holiday

With favourable natural conditions, the Mekong delta region is home to diverse fruit species. When Tet (Lunar New Year) comes, exotic fruits are offered for sales to serve people’s demand.

Vietnam: Asia’s new leading culinary destination

From simple home cooking to addictive street eats to modern Vietnamese, the delicious diversity of this country’s culinary scene is attracting foodies from all over the world.

Hanoians enjoy meaningful cultural activities on Tet

Asking for calligraphic words at the beginning of the Lunar New Year is a cultural beauty that has existed for a long time.

Bat Trang Ceramic Village represents a perfect Tet attraction

As one of Hanoi’s most prestigious traditional handicraft communities, Bat Trang Ceramic Village in Hanoi has long been a popular destination among tourists as the area provides an ideal shopping location ahead of the upcoming Tet holiday.

Hanoi opens 2020 Spring Book Street

The 2020 Spring Book Street was opened in Hanoi on January 27 as part of the activities to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3) and the traditional lunar New Year festival (Tet).

Traditional Tet customs of Vietnam

The Lunar New Year, known throughout the nation as Tet, is of great importance to both Vietnamese people and citizens of other Asian countries, with the first day of Tet usually being for family gatherings and the worshipping of ancestors.

Mice-shaped ceramic products go on sale in Bat Trang Village

With the Lunar Year of the Rat approaching mice-shaped ceramic products are proving to be a popular item among customers in Bat Trang Ceramic Village in Hanoi.

Dong Ho – An outstanding folk painting genre

Dong Ho village in Song Ho commune of Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, is known as the cradle of one of the most famous folk painting genres of Vietnam.

Popular mice-shaped items for Lunar Year of Rat

An array of unique mice-shaped items have gone on sale ahead of the Lunar Year of the Rat, attracting plenty of customers who are keen to purchase them.

Lunar New Year visit to pagodas embraces Vietnam’s Tet tradition

Vietnamese people often go on a pilgrimage at the beginning of each Lunar New Year to pray for good health, good luck, prosperity, and happiness in the new year ahead.

Vinh Hoa villagers awake all day for making chung cakes

As Tet (Lunar New Year) comes, most locals in Vinh Hoa village, Yen Thanh district, Nghe An province make chung cakes for sale, creating a bustling atmosphere here.