VOV.VN - One of the most popular hobbies for young Vietnamese people is to produce fruit carvings for the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.
VOV.VN - Fifteen-minute firework shows took place in Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City as the clock hit midnight January 25, marking the beginning of the Lunar New Year.
The festival which best epitomises Vietnam's cultural identity is the Lunar New Year or Tet, with a lot of meaningful customs and traditional special foods.
Passing down through generations and continued with equal enthusiasm today, “Xong dat” (first footing), a Tet tradition in Vietnam, has always been associated with hopes for a fruitful year ahead.
Thirty-one traffic accidents occurred, killing 23 and injuring 15 others on January 23 (the 29th day of the 12th lunar month), the first day of the week-long Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh and former President Truong Tan Sang visited the Mekong Delta province of Long An on January 24 on the occasion of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).
VOV.VN - The Party, State, and local administrations nationwide have organized a broad range of activities to ensure a happy Tet for people nationwide, especially disadvantaged people.
VOV.VN - Paying visits and giving gifts to officers and soldiers on duty at the DK1 Platform are annual activities when Tet, the Lunar New Year arrives. They show the care of the Vietnamese Party, State, Army, and people for the guards of the nation's waters.
VOV.VN - With the Lunar Year of the Rat approaching mice-shaped ceramic products are proving to be a popular item among customers in Bat Trang Ceramic Village in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Many supermarkets throughout Hanoi have become packed with customers seeking to purchase last minute items as they make final preparations for their Lunar New Year celebrations.
VOV.VN - Streets throughout Hanoi can be seen bearing incredible festive decorations such as colourful national flags, flowers, and numerous slogans as a way of celebrating the upcoming Lunar New Year and the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, which was observed on February 3, 1930.
VOV.VN - With only one day left until the arrival of Tet Hanoi has become a hive of activity, leaving plenty of emotions among local residents and tourists.
VOV.VN - In his role as the head coach of the Vietnamese national men’s football team, Park Hang-seo has sent Tet greetings to Vietnamese football fans in both Vietnamese and Korean as the Lunar Year of the Rat draws near.
For Vietnamese people, Tet (Lunar New Year) festival is the most significant holiday of the year. Tet with traditional practices and interesting activities attracts huge attention of foreign friends.
Managing prices and inflation would be more complex and difficult this year, experts have said.
Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Tran Thanh Man on January 23 led municipal Party Committee and People’s Committee officials to visit and deliver gifts to 50 poor household in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on the occasion of the imminent traditional lunar New Year.
Speaking to the Vietnam News Agency, French Ambassador to Vietnam Nicolas Warnery has said that on the coming traditional lunar New Year, called Tet in Vietnamese, he wishes to experience a Hanoi different from the bustle capital city with its daily activities.
Ancestor worship, an ancient Vietnamese tradition, is a ritual practice paying tribute to deceased family members and reminding people of their roots.
Vietnamese families often visit their ancestors’ tombs and clean gravesites whenever the Lunar New Year (Tet) comes, normally from the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year to New Year’s Eve.
Vietnamese consulate generals in Cambodia have held activities to help needy Vietnamese-Cambodians to celebrate traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).