More than 100 rare documents and images from the Nguyễn dynasty to the end of the 20th century are on display.

The exhibition is arranged in three themes: Phiên chợ ngày Xuân (Spring Market), Cung chúc Tân Xuân (Happy New Year) and Du Xuân (Travelling in Spring).

The exhibition and side events partially depict the traditional Tết atmosphere with the customs and rituals of the previous generations.

This exhibition introduces to the public a traditional Tết atmosphere through a variety of archival materials of various genres such as images, manuscripts, newspapers, paintings.

Visitors to the exhibition will understand the old Tết rites and customs that are no longer popular today, such as setting up a new year pole, sprinkling lime powder or drawing bows and arrows in front of the house.

The exhibition offers free entry until March 15 at the National Archives Centre 1, 5 Vu Pham Ham Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi./.