Lunar New Year

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Spring in the air and the streetsicon
SOCIETY2 hours ago0

Spring in the air and the streets

The spring atmosphere is overwhelming Hanoi’s streets, from downtown to the outskirts.

 
Ancient town to celebrate Lunar New Year with a bangicon

Ancient town to celebrate Lunar New Year with a bang

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
18/01/2020

Popular Japanese singer Ueno Yuuka, who was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange, will perform on Lunar New Year’s eve at the Sculpture Park in Hoi An on January 24.

Tu Lien village bustles with trade ahead of Teticon

Tu Lien village bustles with trade ahead of Tet

PHOTOS
18/01/2020

The arrival of the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet, signals the arrival of a busy period for sellers operating in Tu Lien village in Tay Ho district of Hanoi.

Commuters in Hanoi poised to face annual Tet gridlockicon

Commuters in Hanoi poised to face annual Tet gridlock

PHOTOS
16/01/2020

Streets throughout Hanoi have been hit with severe traffic congestion as increasing numbers of people take to the streets in order make preparations for the Lunar New Year (Tet) celebration.

Expensive imported flowers a hot item for Teticon

Expensive imported flowers a hot item for Tet

BUSINESS
16/01/2020

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday is less than two weeks away, people in HCM City and across the country are opening their wallets to buy special ornamental plants and imported flowers to decorate their homes for the nation's biggest festival.

Carp-shaped food items popular snacks on Kitchen Gods Dayicon

Carp-shaped food items popular snacks on Kitchen Gods Day

SOCIETY
16/01/2020

A range of carp-shaped snacks including sticky rice and jelly are proving to be popular food items ahead of the annual Kitchen Gods Day, which falls on the 23rd day of the final month of the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.

Traditional customs on show as Hue hosts Tet Festivalicon

Traditional customs on show as Hue hosts Tet Festival

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
15/01/2020

A wide range of cultural activities that relate to a traditional Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet, got underway at Thuong Bac park in Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on January 15.

Calligraphy street in HCM City opens in countdown to Teticon

Calligraphy street in HCM City opens in countdown to Tet

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
15/01/2020

A variety of calligraphy artists in HCM City have begun displaying their beautiful writings as Pham Ngoc Thach street has been transformed into a 'Street of Calligraphers' with many of the works bearing wishes of prosperity and happiness.

Tan Son Nhat airport to serve over 3.7 million passengers during Teticon

Tan Son Nhat airport to serve over 3.7 million passengers during Tet

SOCIETY
14/01/2020

Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City plans to serve more than 3.7 million passengers during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Gov’t inspectors to announce boundaries of Thu Thiem urban project before Teticon

Gov’t inspectors to announce boundaries of Thu Thiem urban project before Tet

SOCIETY
13/01/2020

The Government Inspectorate will announce the revised zoning boundaries of five adjacent quarters affected by the controversial Thu Thiem New Urban Area project in District 2, HCMC, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year.

Tet comes early in offshore Sinh Ton islandicon

Tet comes early in offshore Sinh Ton island

PHOTOS
13/01/2020

As Tet (Lunar New Year) comes near, locals and naval soldiers on Sinh Ton (Sin Cowe) island in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago gather to make traditional chung cakes.

HCM City's residents flock to Tet calligraphy marketsicon

HCM City's residents flock to Tet calligraphy markets

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
12/01/2020

The calligraphy market at the HCM City Youth Cultural House in District 1 has become a must-visit attraction for residents and visitors for taking photos and buying calligraphy works for Tet (Lunar New Year).

Flower villages busy for Teticon

Flower villages busy for Tet

SOCIETY
12/01/2020

Major flower villages across Vietnam are busy harvesting and delivering flowers to markets before the 2020 Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday begins.

Shops on Hang Ma street enjoy pre-Tet boost in salesicon

Shops on Hang Ma street enjoy pre-Tet boost in sales

PHOTOS
12/01/2020

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 2020icon

Hanoi poised to play host to major events throughout 2020

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
12/01/2020

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 Teticon

Repair of AAG cable to finish ahead of Tet

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/01/2020

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 seaicon

Naval ships bearing Tet gifts brings joy to soldiers at sea

PHOTOS
08/01/2020

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 celebrationicon

Hanoi prepares to hold cultural activities for Tet celebration

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
08/01/2020

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.