VOV.VN - The Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet, is an age-old cultural custom which should be preserved for future generations, particularly as cultural tradition supports and goes hand in hand with economic development of a nation.
UNESCO Representative to Vietnam Jonathan Wallace Baker has highlighted Vietnam’s remarkable achievements at the organisation last year as evidence of its active participation, enormous potentials, and valuable experiences.
The Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, with its unique traditions and customs, is an important part that reflects the diversity of Vietnamese culture, according to British researcher of Vietnamese politics and history Kyril Whittaker.
Going to pagodas on the first lunar days remains a tradition of Vietnamese people both at home and abroad, including those in Laos.
VOV.VN - Many Hanoians have flocked to large temples and pagodas on the first day of Lunar New Year (Tet) to pray for a year of good health, happiness and prosperity.
VOV.VN - Bánh mì (bread), phở (noodle soup), and cà phê (coffee) all earned high marks from international travel magazines in 2023, reaffirming the nation’s growing reputation as a global culinary attraction.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese people took to the streets nationwide watching colourful fireworks light up the sky and ringing in the lunar New Year of the Dragon.
The Vietnam Club at the Moscow State Linguistic University (MGLU) of Russia has organised a special course, attracting most of the students of the Vietnamese language from universities in Moscow to discuss about “Tet” (the Lunar New Year) festival.
VOV.VN - Hanoi is expected to set a Southeast Asian record with a majestic light and sound performance supported by 2,024 unmanned aerial vehicles which will take to the skies on Lunar New Year's Eve.
As the Lunar New Year (Tet) is just around the corner, the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations in New York held an event on February 7 to introduce traditional Tet dishes of Vietnam and celebrate the recognition of the Lunar New Year as a UN floating holiday.