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The banknotes and red envelopes with images of tigers are being offered on online and on e-commerce platforms, though Tet is more than one month away.

HCM City to welcome Tet celebrations if Covid-19 alert level maintains at 1, 2

If the Covid-19 epidemic in HCMC maintains at alert level 1 and 2, the city will organize a New Year Countdown Celebration on the night of December 31 at the President Ho Chi Minh Monument Park on Nguyen Hue and Le Duan streets in District 1.

New Year Countdown to return with top tier performers

The return of the Virtual Countdown Lights 2022 will mark a significant moment for all artists and fans, with never-before-seen performances for everyone to celebrate the start of a new year from their own home.

French Ambassador: Walking to see Hanoi during New Year days is 'fantastic'

This year I will have Tet in Hanoi. On the morning of the 1st day of the lunar New Year I will get up early to walk.

Top leader’s greetings on the Year of the Buffalo

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong sent his best wishes to the entire nation and the community of overseas Vietnamese at the sacred moment when the Year of the Buffalo began.

TV series entertain audiences for New Year

Local television stations have lined up dozens of new TV series to entertain audiences nationwide during Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, falling on February 10-16.

New albums released for Tet

Love, youth and women are themes in new albums by female artists Phung Khanh Linh and Ha Mien whose music celebrates the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday which begins in February.  

Consumers warned about unsafe food ahead of Tet

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday approaches, food to celebrate the big occasion is in high demand, with homemade food most popular as it reminds people of their family's cooking.

Ho Chi Minh City decorated to prepare for Tet

To welcome in the Lunar New Year of 2021 - The Year of the Buffalo - Ho Chi Minh City has decorated the city’s gateways with colourful flowers and different mascots. 

New small banknotes hunted for giving lucky money

Exchange services for new banknotes to be used as “lì xì” or lucky money during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday are booming ahead one month before the holiday.

Pop stars to perform in TV show to welcome Spring, Tet

Dozens of singers will perform in a special music TV show next week to welcome Spring and Lunar New Year festival which falls on February 12 this year.   

Passengers warned of airport overcrowding at Tet

Airlines have called on passengers to come to airports 3-4 hours before the departure to avoid over-crowding around the Tet holiday.

Rest Home for Artists renovated before Tet

Residents living in the HCM City Rest Home for Artists in District 8 will have a happy Tet (Lunar New Year) after the house renovation is completed this month. 

Preparations underway at Tay Tuu flower village ahead of Tet

As the capital’s largest flower growing area, Tay Tuu Village has hurriedly begun efforts to care for and collect flowers in order to supply local markets ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet), marking the start of the largest harvest season of the year.

Tet craft playgrounds to re-enact Vietnamese Tet games & craft

Hanoi's most fabulous craft event to bid farewell to the year 2020 and welcome Vietnamese traditional lunar New Year.

Golden buffalo carrying kumquat tree, a decorative product for 2021

At the present time, the kumquat gardeners in Tu Lien (Tay Ho District, Hanoi) are busy preparing bonsai products such as peaches, kumquat to serve the Lunar New Year celebration.

Stunning chrysanthemum bloom lightens up grey winter

In the last days of the year, bright yellow carpets of chrysanthemums blooming together brighten up the road leading to Nghia Trai village, Tan Quang commune, Van Lam district (Hung Yen province).

Free check-in spots in Da Nang to celebrate the New Year

With Da Nang being a hugely popular destination for travelers due to its many tourist attractions, let’s discover some of the free check-in spots where people can welcome in the New Year.

Korean sing Vietnamese song to celebrate New Year

A music video by the South Korean embassy's diplomats and staff has been launched to celebrate New Year in Hanoi. 

Tet tour season hit by COVID-19 fears

Ho Chi Minh City’s travel firms have announced a number of domestic tours for Tet (Lunar New Year) with huge discounts and promotions.