Carp release on “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” – A cultural beauty of Vietnamese people Society

Carp release on “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” – A cultural beauty of Vietnamese people

The Vietnamese traditional New Year (Tet) festival actually begins on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on January 25 this year, with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ritual. On this day, people cook or buy many delicacies to offer to the gods. It is also a tradition to release live carps in rivers and lakes as a sign of good deed to invite good luck.
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.
Business blooms at carp village Business

Business blooms at carp village

There is no busier time than Tet for Thuy Tram village in the northern province of Phu Tho as the year comes to an end. It is a time of high demand for the village’s famous produce, golden carp.