VOV.VN - The kitchen plays an important role for every ethnic family in Vietnam. The cooking place is also a venue where rituals and other customs occur. Whenever a guest arrives, the host makes a fire to show hospitality.
Villagers in Thuy Tram Village in Tuy Loc Commune, Cam Kho District, Phu Tho Province are rolling up their sleeves to harvest carp fish for sale in time for the Kitchen God worshiping ritual which takes place on the 23rd of the 12th lunar month, which falls on February 1.
(VOV) -As part of the ongoing flower festival at the Vietnam Centre for Art and Cultural Exhibitions at 2 Hoa Lu Street, the first ever festival honouring Ong Cong (the Land Genie) and Ong Tao (the Kitchen Gods) will be held on February 3.
Vietnamese families were busy on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year staging a farewell ceremony for the Kitchen Gods (Tao Quan) on their yearly visit to Heaven.