Lunar New Year

Update news Lunar New Year

Shoppers have been flocking to Hang Ma street in central Hanoi as they seek to purchase decorative items to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.

Hanoi poised to play host to major events throughout 2020

A range of cultural, arts, and sporting activities are due to come to the capital city during the course of 2020.

Repair of AAG cable to finish ahead of Tet

The repair work on the Asia America Gateway (AAG) undersea cable is set to be completed ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday which will fall later this month, the internet service provider said on January 8.

Naval ships bearing Tet gifts brings joy to soldiers at sea

An array of Tet gifts such as apricots, kumquat trees, sticky rice, and la dong, also known as dong leaves, are among the presents being brought to soldiers who are currently serving a tour of duty at sea by a delegation sent from the mainland.

Hanoi prepares to hold cultural activities for Tet celebration

A diverse range of cultural activities are set to take place during the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet, as announced by Hanoi’s Department of Culture and Sports during a press conference held on January 7.


Craftsman prepare unique ornamental trees ahead of Year of Rat

A giant peach tree pot costing VND1 billion and a gold bar-shaped grapefruit worth VND1 million each are among the special ornamental trees available for purchase in Hanoi in the buildup to the upcoming Lunar New Year.

Lunar New Year celebrations break out abroad among Vietnamese expats

Groups of Overseas Vietnamese in Japan, Cambodia, and Australia have gathered together to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year or Tet.

Exhibition in Hanoi opens to mark upcoming Year of Rat

An exhibition featuring an array of paintings and mice-shaped ceramic products opened on 46 Tran Hung Dao street in Hanoi on January 6 in order to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.

Hanoi set to welcome Lunar New Year

Cultural activities planned in Old Quarter as Tet, the Lunar New Year, approaches.

Pork imports surge due to high demand as Tet approaches

Pork imports rocketed over the last two months as market demand surges ahead the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which is only a few weeks away.

To Day blossoms brighten up Mu Cang Chai mountainous area

The pinkish hue of To Day flower or wild peach blossom in the mountainous Mu Cang Chai has bewitched visitors.

Tay Tuu flower blossoms herald Lunar New Year

With the Lunar New Year 2020 few weeks away, local farmers in Tay Tuu flower village in Hanoi is ready for the busiest season of the year

First signs of spring beauty spotted on Hanoi streets

With just over three weeks to go until the Lunar New Year (Tet), many streets across Hanoi can be seen bearing festive decorations such as colourful bulbs, flowers, and numerous slogans.

HCM City gears up to host debut Tet Festival 2020

Le Van Tam Park in Ho Chi Minh City will host the inaugural Tet Festival 2020 between January 3 and 5.

French festival to be held in Hanoi next month

The French Embassy in Vietnam, in collaboration with the French cultural center L’Espace, will organize a French festival at Ly Thai To Square in Hanoi from January 10 to 12, 2020.

Hanoi gears up to open 51 spring flower markets for Tet

A total of 51 spring flower markets are set to be opened throughout Hanoi for the purpose of shopping, sightseeing, and entertainment for guests to enjoy in the buildup to the Lunar New Year or Tet.

Christmas brings joy to shoppers, retailers alike

Christmas they say, is a time for giving. But for many businesses around the country, it is prime time to receive as well.

Traditional Tet spaces to be recreated in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

A series of cultural activities are to be recreated specially for Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet, in cultural spaces throughout Hanoi’s Old Quarter and pedestrian streets on January 18, 2020.

Hanoi Spring Fair 2020 to highlight vegetarian food

The 2020 Spring Fair, themed “A vegan Tet (Lunar New Year Festival)”, will be held for the first time at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi from January 13-19, 2020.

Mong ethnic people in northwest celebrate Tet festival

Mong ethnic people in the mountainous northwestern region are celebrating their traditional Tet festival, Nao Pe Chao at the end of the 11th Lunar month.