(VOV) - Hang Ma street in Hanoi is famous for its votive object marketplace serving a range of spiritual ceremonies, including the Kitchen Gods Festival observed on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month.
(VOV) - The Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee has instructed its districts to organise 65 spring flower markets to welcome the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
(VOV) -The market for Christmas gifts and decorations becomes increasingly vibrant as the holiday draws near but many people are unwilling to spend big.
A diverse range of celebrations are being held nationwide to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Hang Ma Street is a paradise of toys that attracts both young and old, and even some foreign tourists, especially during the Mid-Autumn festival.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked local market watch departments to tighten inspections of the toy market and strictly punish any violations in quality, especially during the on-going Mid Autumn Festival season.
The northern central province of Thanh Hoa is famous for the mysterious Hang Ma (Ghost Cave).
Giving money on the occasion of New Year, with the desire that better things will happen in the future, has become a central custom of the Vietnamese during the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
The lively Christmas atmosphere is prevailing in every corner of the capital city’s Old Quarter, which is an ideal destination for domestic and foreign visitors alike.
The Mid-Autumn Festival, one of the most traditional and popular family holidays in Vietnam, is enjoyed by people throughout the country, regardless of their background or economic status.
In the capital city of Hanoi, there are some artisans who are keen to pass on handy tips to others to create special traditional toys for children during the mid-Autumn festival, which falls on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month.
The Hanoi People's Committee on June 2 approved the city Police's plan to ban all vehicles around the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake areas in order to turn them into walking streets.
Every year on the 23rd of Lunar December, Hang Ma Street is thronged with people bustling about buying votive gifts (paper caps, boots, and gowns) and live carps for their Tao Quan (Kitchen Gods) ritual.
After hot summer months Hanoian people are now enjoying the cooler weather of autumn.
The annual Christmas bonanza is in full swing with a wide range of Christmas products on sale.