Tet festival

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Vietnamese economy greatly open, full of vitality: Chinese ambassador

Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo has highlighted the significance of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries, and their cooperation prospects for 2023.

Various activities to be held in celebration of Tet

Vietnamese people nationwide will have an opportunity to experience various activities to welcome the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival 2021 in the new normal state aligned with pandemic prevention measures.

Longan-shaped snack making village busy ahead Tet festival

As the Lunar New Year is approaching, Hoi Xuan village in Quan Hoa mountainous district in Thanh Hoa province, where is famous for making longan-shape snack, has been busier than ever.

HCM City to hold second Vietnamese Tet Festival

The second iteration of the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival 2021 is set to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from January 21 to January 24 to honour traditional Vietnamese cultural and culinary values.

Traditional customs on show as Hue hosts Tet Festival

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.

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.

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.

Nguyen Hue flower street to open to public

Ho Chi Minh City’s Nguyen Hue flower street is set to open up to both local residents and tourists between January 22 and January 28, 2020, according to the occasion’s organisers.

2020 Nguyen Hue Flower Street to open on January 22

The Nguyen Hue Flower Street 2020, the annual biggest and most anticipated event welcoming the lunar New Year in Ho Chi Minh City is expected to open from January 22-28. 

Ho Chi Minh City to hold first-ever Tet festival

The atmosphere of a traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) will be nudged closer to both Vietnamese and foreigners at the Tet Festival, which is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from January 3-5, 2020.

Lucky money can cost a fortune

 VietNamNet Bridge – It is a long-standing Tet (Lunar New Year) tradition to give out li xi (lucky money) to children and others, wishing them greater prosperity in the coming year.

Should we celebrate Tet at all?

 And/or, why are we celebrating two New Years every year?Amidst all the happy hustle and bustle associated with the approach of Tet (Lunar New Year), this topic is being revisited this year on social media with surprising fervour.

Saigon roads clogged in run up to Tet festival

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has recently been suffering from constant traffic jams even during non-peak hours. 

President welcomes expats to Homeland Spring programme

 Nearly 700 overseas Vietnamese from different countries and territories gathered on February 8 at Ho Chi Minh City's Nha Rong Wharf to join this year's Homeland Spring programme, which welcomes the Year of the Goat.

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Eighty killed, 214 injured during Tet festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – Close to 80 people were killed and 214 others were injured in 182 traffic accidents nationwide in the first three days of the Lunar New Year, the latest report of the National Traffic Safety Committee has revealed.

Pagoda attempts to improve image

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanging animal meat in front of restaurants in the vicinity of the Perfume Pagoda in My Duc District is to be banned, say officials in Ha Noi.

Enough buses, trains to meet Tet demand: officials

 VietNamNet Bridge – Managers of HCM City's Mien Dong East Bound Bus Station and Ha Noi Railway Station said there would be enough coaches and trains to transport workers during the Tet festival.

School dropout rate on rise in Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge – Education authorities in the Mekong Delta informed that soon after the Tet Festival, the number of school dropouts increased to 1,000, either because of poor academic results or for the purpose of finding jobs

Folk woodcut printing awarded national heritage status

 VietNamNet Bridge – The making of Dong Ho folk woodcut painting in the northern province of Bac Ninh has been recognised as part of the national intangible cultural heritage.