Tet starts as people release carps for Kitchen God Culture - Sports

Tet starts as people release carps for Kitchen God

People in Hanoi release carps to give Ong Cong – Ong Tao (Land Genie and the Kitchen Gods) a ride to Heaven to deliver an annual report on the household’s activities to the God of Heaven today. This is one of the most sacred and meaningful annual events that officially starts the traditional Tet (Lunar New Year).
Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet Culture - Sports

Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet

The Vietnamese traditional New Year (Tet) festival actually begins on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on February 4 this year, with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ritual.
Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet Culture - Sports

Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet

The Vietnamese traditional New Year (Tet) festival actually begins on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on January 17 this year, with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ritual.
Tet traditions honour Kitchen Gods Culture - Sports

Tet traditions honour Kitchen Gods

For most Vietnamese, Tet (Lunar New Year) festival has actually begun with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ceremony on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on January 28 this year.
Tet traditions honour Kitchen Gods Culture - Sports

Tet traditions honour Kitchen Gods

For most Vietnamese, Tet (Lunar New Year) festival has actually begun with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ceremony on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on February 8 this year.