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New book on Tet released

A new book on the culture and lifestyle of Vietnamese people during Tet (Lunar New Year festival) has been released in HCM City.

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Cover of Tết Việt Nam Xưa (Vietnamese People Celebrate Tet in the Past), features Vietnamese and their lifestyles during Tet (Lunar New Year) in different time periods. — Photo courtesy of the publisher

The book, Tết Việt Nam Xưa (Vietnamese People Celebrate Tet in the Past), features Vietnamese and their lifestyles during the festival in different periods in the past.

It includes articles by Vietnamese and foreign cultural researchers, authors and artists, including French Jean Marquet and Georges Pisier, both of whom lived in Vietnam in the 17th and 18th centuries. 

Vietnamese scholars Nguyen Van Huyen and Pham Quynh, famous in the 20th century, are also featured.

Tết Việt Nam Xưa includes 50 folk pictures and photos featuring Vietnamese in daily life during Tet, including their food, clothes and cultural activities.

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The book Tết Việt Nam Xưa (Vietnamese People Celebrate Tet in the Past) includes 50 folk pictures and photos featuring Vietnamese in daily life during Tet holiday.  Photo courtesy of the publisher

The 193-page work also features stories about the origin of Kitchen Gods, square sticky rice cake, and the five-fruit tray.

“Our book is a special gift for people who love and want to discover Vietnamese culture, especially the life of people in Tet in the past,” said historian Nguyen Manh Hung, the book’s editor-in-chef.

“The book represents our memories of our grandparents who educated younger generations to love and keep our tradition every Tet.”

Hung, former headmaster of the HCM City-based Hong Bang International University, spent several years collecting the information and documents on the Lunar New Year festival.

He has released dozens of books and research works about Vietnam’s history and culture.

The book, Tết Việt Nam Xưa, published by the Thế Giới Publishing House, is available at bookstores and online shopping websites.  VNS  

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