VOV.VN - A wide range of cultural activities kicked off in Hanoi’s Old Quarter on January 28 to mark the occasion of the Lunar New Year festival or Tet.
Examples of Tet celebrations enjoyed by a typical family from the capital in the past are being recreated at the Heritage House at 87 Ma May street.
Furthermore, the ancestral altars of families in northern Vietnam during the Tet holiday of bygone eras are also being reproduced at the Kim Ngan communal temple.
In addition, paintings relating to the theme of the tiger have been put on display at the Old Quarter Cultural Exchange Centre at 50 Dao Duy Tu street.
Moreover, Hang Luoc Tet flower market is being held near Phung Hung mural street where various artisans and craftsmen are to introduce traditional handicraft products such as Dong Ho folk paintings, Hang Trong paintings, Kim Hoang paintings, and calligraphic works.
Visitors can therefore find out about more details about the diverse range of activities taking place in Hanoi’s Old Quarter at the Facebook page “Phố cổ Hà Nội”, or access the website www.hoankiem360.vn.
The activities aimed at celebrating the Year of Tiger in the Old Quarter are scheduled to run until February 15, or the 15th day of the first lunar month.