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Traditional Tet customs of Vietnam

 Traditional Tet customs of Vietnam

VOV.VN - The Lunar New Year, known throughout the nation as Tet, is of great importance to both Vietnamese people and citizens of other Asian countries, with the first day of Tet usually being for family gatherings and the worshipping of ancestors.

Unique lucky money envelopes available for Tet

   Unique lucky money envelopes available for Tet

VOV.VN - The tradition of giving “Li xi”, known in English as “lucky money”, in envelopes is one of the most anticipated Tet customs, especially among children. Let’s take a look at some of the creative envelope styles on offer ahead of the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet:

Dien pomelo - a Hanoi speciality

Dien pomelo - a Hanoi speciality

With its unique fragrance and sweetness, Dien pomelo, grown in Phu Dien ward, Bac Tu Liem district, Hanoi, is a precious gift for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

Candied coconut ribbons, a Tet delicacy

Candied coconut ribbons, a Tet delicacy

Candied coconut ribbons, which are made from coconut meat, sugar, and milk, becomes a snack favoured by many Vietnamese, especially during Tet holidays.

Vietnamese Tet in the old days

Vietnamese Tet in the old days

VOV.VN - Memory about Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, during the old days, particularly in the subsidy period hasn’t faded from Vietnamese hearts. Let’s take a peek into the past to see what the cherished tradition looked like back then.

Giant mice items become local favourite as Tet approaches in HCM City

Giant mice items become local favourite as Tet approaches in HCM City

VOV.VN - Several giant mice made out of foam have attracted the attention of both residents and tourists in Ho Chi Minh City, with the item quickly becoming a popular decoration for the homes of local people in the buildup to the start of the Lunar Year of the Rat.

Bat Trang Ceramic Village represents a perfect Tet attraction

Bat Trang Ceramic Village represents a perfect Tet attraction

VOV.VN - As one of Hanoi’s most prestigious traditional handicraft communities, Bat Trang Ceramic Village in Hanoi has long been a popular destination among tourists as the area provides an ideal shopping location ahead of the upcoming Tet holiday.

Ginger jam makes Tet warm

Ginger jam makes Tet warm

The ginger ‘jam’ made in Kim Long Ward, Hue City, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stands out for its authenticity and absence of additives. The specialty is muchly consumed during Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.