Lunar New Year Festival 2024 impresses visitors
Lunar New Year Festival 2024 impresses visitors

VOV.VN - Local resident and foreign visitors are eager to discover major customs of Vietnamese people during the lunar New Year (Tet) Festival which is getting underway in Ho Chi Minh City.

Lunar New Year Festival 2024 impresses visitors
Harvesting Dong leaves for tasty Tet holiday treats
Harvesting Dong leaves for tasty Tet holiday treats

VOV.VN - With the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) fast approaching, villagers of Trang Cat in Thanh Oai district, Hanoi, are rushing to harvest Dong (Phrynium placentarium) leaves which are typically used to wrap various food items, including Chung cake (glutinous square rice cake) during Tet.

Harvesting Dong leaves for tasty Tet holiday treats
Bustling city street gearing up for coming Tet holiday
Bustling city street gearing up for coming Tet holiday

VOV.VN - With the Lunar New Year Festival, known locally as Tet, three weeks away, plenty of shops on Hai Thuong Lan Ong street in Ho Chi Minh City have been covered in red, with a diverse range of decorations now available for sale.

Bustling city street gearing up for coming Tet holiday
Nhat Tan peach trees flush with Tet fervor
Nhat Tan peach trees flush with Tet fervor

VOV.VN - With the Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) just around the corner, peach growers in Hanoi’s Nhat Tan village have been busy trimming peach trees to meet local demand for flower decorations during the country’s biggest holiday.

Nhat Tan peach trees flush with Tet fervor
Vu Dai villagers braise fish in clay pots for Tet treat
Vu Dai villagers braise fish in clay pots for Tet treat

VOV.VN - Situated some 50 kilometres away from Hanoi, Vu Dai village in Ha Nam province's Ly Nhan district is famous for its braised fish in clay pots which has become a delicacy of the northern region during Lunar New Year Festival, known locally as Tet.

Vu Dai villagers braise fish in clay pots for Tet treat
24k gold-plated dragon figurines among favourite Tet gifts
24k gold-plated dragon figurines among favourite Tet gifts

VOV.VN - Displaying a symbol of the zodiac during the year is believed to bring good luck and happiness to the owner, with 24k gold-plated dragon figurines becoming one of the favourite items to give as Tet gifts as the Lunar New Year of the Dragon comes near.

24k gold-plated dragon figurines among favourite Tet gifts
300-year-old Thanh Tien paper flower making village busy ahead of Tet
300-year-old Thanh Tien paper flower making village busy ahead of Tet

VOV.VN - Artisans based in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue’s 300-year-old Thanh Tien craft village are hurrying to make paper flowers as the Lunar New Year or Tet, approaches.

300-year-old Thanh Tien paper flower making village busy ahead of Tet
President Thuong and Indonesian counterpart enjoy martial art performances
President Thuong and Indonesian counterpart enjoy martial art performances

VOV.VN - President Vo Van Thuong invited Indonesian President Joko Widodo to view martial art performances on the afternoon of January 12 in Hanoi during his three-day State visit to Vietnam.

President Thuong and Indonesian counterpart enjoy martial art performances
Indonesian President welcomed in Hanoi with 21-gun salute
Indonesian President welcomed in Hanoi with 21-gun salute

VOV.VN - A 21-gun salute was given to Indonesian President Joko Widodo at a welcoming ceremony hosted by State President Vo Van Thuong on January 12 at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.

Indonesian President welcomed in Hanoi with 21-gun salute
Miss Global 2023 finalists explore Vietnamese culture
Miss Global 2023 finalists explore Vietnamese culture

VOV.VN - The 83 contestants in the final round of Miss Global 2023 took part in many activities aimed at discovering Vietnamese culture ahead of its semi-final night on January 13 in Phu Quoc.

Miss Global 2023 finalists explore Vietnamese culture