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The upcoming Lunar New Year marks the beginning of the Year of the Buffalo - the second animal in the 12-year cycle of the Vietnamese zodiac. 

A royal rite to welcome the peace and prosperity of spring

The ritual “Tien Xuan Nguu” of the Le Trung Hung Dynasty (16th to 18th centuries), a unique rite in the old court has been re-enacted at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi.

Saigonese wear face masks to take photos on Nguyen Hue flower street

On the morning of February 10, Nguyen Hue Flower Street opened for visitors, who are requested to comply with the 5K message of the Ministry of Health in order to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic

Old Tet market recreated in Hoi An

The Lunar New Year, or Tet, is an occasion to honour traditional values and remind the younger generation to preserve and promote Vietnam’s beautiful cultural identities. 

Top leader: Turn opportunities into reality to build prosperous, happy Vietnam

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has emphasised the necessity for the entire Party, people, and army to unite, promote patriotism and Vietnamese mettle and wisdom, 

Organic Tet cakes become a hit

Organic banh chung (square glutinous rice cake) sold in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time for Tet (Lunar New Year) has become very popular.

Miss Universe Vietnam beauties stun in Tet photo collection

A number of local beauty queens who have won the Miss Universe Vietnam pageant in previous years appear incredible in a photo collection taken in order to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Buffalo.

Three days before Tet, Hanoi streets and coach station are deserted

Only a few days before the lunar New Year (Tet holiday), Hanoi’s coach station and streets are unusually quite due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Foreigners experience Tet holiday in Vietnam

Tet (Lunar New Year) festival is the biggest holiday of the year for the Vietnamese people. The festival impresses foreign visitors with its interesting traditional culture activities.

Unique Tet trays showcase national delicacies made from clay

Trays featuring food from the country’s three regions and various offerings for the Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet, have been vividly created using clay by an artisan in Ho Chi Minh City.

Diplomatic agencies in Australia, Italy, Russia hold Tet gatherings with OVs

The Vietnamese Embassies in Australia and Italy and the Vietnamese Consulate General in Vladivostok, Russia, held gatherings with the local Vietnamese communities ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival on February 7.

700m flower road opens in HCM City

A flower road of 700m long has been set up in Phu My Hung urban area in District 7, HCM City to welcome the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet holiday).

Lunar New Year southbound travels of ancient peach trees

Over the past 20 years, Mr. Son has selected old peach trees of fancifully defined shapes with the nicest blossoms for his southward-bound journey to serve customers in HCM City.

COVID-19 outbreak takes a toll on peach blossom sales

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday approaches people in Ha Noi flock to Quang An market in Tay Ho District to buy peach blossom trees.

HCM City kicks off Tet ornamental plant market

Various kinds of ornamental trees, fruits and flowers from all provinces can be spotted along many streets of HCM City.

The country’s largest flower street taking shape in HCM City

Workers are putting the final touches to decorations on Nguyen Hue flower street in HCM City, the country’s largest of its kind, before it officially opens to the public on February 9 to welcome the Lunar New Year.

Local movie industry at stake this Tet

The Lunar New Year (Tet) has always been an ideal occasion for film distributors, but it will probably be different in 2021. 

Unique items for Tet 2021

A giant bouquet of florist’s daisies 12.1m in diameter in Sa Dec flower village and a gemstone-made painting worth nearly VND2 billion of a man in Thai Nguyen are among special items for this Lunar New Year (Tet).

HCM City: Quiet coach station, airport several days before Tet

Different from the previous years, HCM City’s Mien Dong coach station and Tan Son Nhat International Airport have been very quiet these days due to impacts of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks.

Will virtual Tet reunion still be as enjoyable amid Covid-19?

With every New Year comes a new beginning. It is that time of the year when everyone reminisces over past year events and prays for an auspicious year ahead.