2023 homeland spring programme kicks off Culture - Sports

2023 homeland spring programme kicks off

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc beat the drum to kick off the 2023 “Xuan Que Huong” (Homeland Spring), the biggest annual event for overseas Vietnamese (OV) on the occasion of the (Tet) Lunar New Year festival, at an art programme in Hanoi on January 14.
Worship of Kitchen Gods - beautiful custom of Tet Culture - Sports

Worship of Kitchen Gods - beautiful custom of Tet

Worshipping “Ong Cong, Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) is a long-standing custom of great significance as it symbolises the farewell to all bad things of the old year to help people relaxedly enter a new year of peace and happiness.
Day of Land Genie and Kitchen Gods farewell Culture - Sports

Day of Land Genie and Kitchen Gods farewell

According to Vietnamese tradition, the 23rd day of the last lunar month of the year is the “ong Cong ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) festival. On this day, people prepare an offering tray to express their gratitude to the gods. It is also an opportunity for people to return home and get together after a year of hard work.