new year festival

Update news new year festival

The San Diu ethnic minority group, who live in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrate quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival.

Early New Year festival of Cong ethnic people

The Cong ethnic people in the northwestern region of Vietnam celebrate their Tet (New Year) festival, locally known as Tet hoa mao ga or Cockscomb flower Tet), in the 11th lunar month, praying for a new bumper crop harvest in the new year.

HCM City to open 170 flower markets during Tet

In order to meet demands for the upcoming Lunar New Year, Ho Chi Minh City will open 170 Tet flower markets, including traditional floating markets.

Hanoi to welcome Tet with 30 fireworks shows

Hanoi will set off firecrackers at 30 venues in all local districts at the coming New Lunar Year or Tet Holiday.

PM urges New Year festival inspections

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday urged localities and the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sports to step up inspections of upcoming New Year festival celebrations to ensure the events are held in a solemn and safe manner.

HCM City to welcome New Year with $1.5 million program

 VietNamNet Bridge – This fireworks and light show celebrating New Year 2015 will receive investments of up to of $1.5 million from local businesses, according to the HCM City People's Committee.

Con Throwing Festival

According to the legend, long time ago in a year of having good weather and a bumper crop, King Hung in Phu Tho Province organized a festival and invited representatives from ethnic groups and tribes to attend.

Giant savoury Tet cake made in Nha Trang

 VietNamNet Bridge – A 39m long savoury cake has been made by Yasaka-Saigon-Nha Trang hotel chefs and staff to welcome the traditional lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

World leading DJs set for Hanoi performance

Ten leading international and Vietnamese DJs will gather tonight at the American Club, 19 Hai Ba Trung Street from 6.30-11pm, to serve up a feast of music for Hanoian audiences.