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Two major bus stations in HCM City have started attracting crowds with less than two weeks to go for Tet.

Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet

The Vietnamese traditional New Year (Tet) festival actually begins on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on February 4 this year, with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ritual.

Largest fish market in Northern Vietnam busy for Kitchen Gods’ Day

Tens of thousands of red carps have been transported to the fish wholesale market in Hoang Mai District, Hanoi to serve the upcoming Kitchen Gods’ Day, which will fall on February 4. The whole market seems to be dyed the color of red these days.

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.

Trang Cat Village of Dong Leaf bustling at the end of the year

Being used to wrap Banh Chung (sticky rice cake for Tet), Dong leaves from Trang Cat Village is the pride of the villagers that have been offered to other localities and countries.

Delivery drivers see surge in business on pre-Tet days

Delivery firms and drivers are ‘burning candles at both ends’ as the number of orders during the pre-Tet sales season has soared.

Hanoi students stay home from February 1 for Covid-19 prevention

Students in Hanoi will begin their Lunar New Year holiday on February 1, one week earlier than previous schedule, to meet the requirements of COVID-19 prevention and control in the city.


Calligraphy street in HCM City opens ahead of Tet

Ho Chi Minh City launched its annual calligraphy street on January 28, with plenty of families and young people participating in the event ahead of the Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet.

Lecture on Kitchen God and Tet traditions

The Friends of Vietnam Heritage will host a lecture on Ông Táo or The Kitchen God – one of Tet’s most important rituals which signals the start of Tet preparations.

Web dramas to entertain audiences during Tet holiday

People’s Artist Trung Hieu, director of the Hanoi Drama Theatre, has often been asked why's no longer seen in any television series or drama.

Bustling flower market ahead of lunar New Year holiday

Quang Ba Flower Market in Hanoi capital, the largest of its kind in northern Vietnam, is busy these days as local people are going shopping in the lead up to the lunar New Year holiday.

Buffalo-themed exhibition welcomes Lunar New Year

More than 80 artworks inspired by the buffalo are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi to welcome the Lunar New Year of Buffalo.

‘To day’ flowers greet spring in Mu Cang Chai

When the first flowers blossom on the ‘to day’ (wild peach blossom) trees, H’mong people joyfully celebrate their traditional Lunar New Year festival on the first three days of the twelfth lunar month.

Catching the moments of spring

Cherry-like apricot trees are blooming fragrantly across Lang Biang Plateau and groups of birds are flocking to the area, creating beautiful spring songs.

Peach blossoms cover Hanoi village

Many peach trees in Nhat Tan Ward in Hanoi have started blooming days before the Lunar New Year or Tet.

Peach, kumquat tree growers busy ahead of Tet

Gardeners growing peaches in Nhat Tan Village and kumquat trees in Tu Lien Village in Hanoi's Tay Ho District are busy preparing thousands of peach roots and kumquat pots for the Tet (Lunar New Year) market.

Unique lunar New Year markets in Ho Chi Minh City

There are unique markets in Ho Chi Minh City that only sell a single item and open in the buildup to the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

Famous traditional market to be suspended due to Covid-19 pandemic

The authorities of Nam Dinh Province has decided to suspend the Vieng Market where people often go to wish for luck in order to prevent Covid-19 pandemic.

Buffalo-shaped bonsai trees bring good money on Tet

A man in HCM City has earned good money from buffalo-shaped bonsai trees for the coming Lunar New Year or Tet.

Craft villages in Hanoi gear up for Lunar New Year festival

Local people in craft villages throughout the capital have moved to ramp up production of various products in an effort to meet increasing demand from consumers ahead of the Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet.