Vietnamese Tet inspires foreigners Videos

Vietnamese Tet inspires foreigners

In Asian countries like Vietnam, the Lunar New Year (or Tet Nguyen Dan in Vietnamese) has been a special occasion for thousands of generations. It is a time when everyone wants to return home to welcome in the new year with their families. For foreigners in Vietnam for the first time, Tet is truly a new and intriguing experience.
PM pays Tet visits to Hanoi’s hospitals Politics

PM pays Tet visits to Hanoi’s hospitals

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh visited the Viet Duc University Hospital and the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on January 21, the day before the Lunar New Year (Tet) - Vietnam’s biggest national festival begins.
Free buses bringing students and disadvantaged people home for Tet Society

Free buses bringing students and disadvantaged people home for Tet

The spirit of mutual affection has been a long-standing tradition of the Vietnamese people. Since 2015, for 7 consecutive years, the Tam Thuong Charity Fund has organised “free buses home for Tet”, a warm gift for students and disadvantaged people as spring arrives.
Hanoi incense-making village enters Tet season Culture - Sports

Hanoi incense-making village enters Tet season

Quang Phu Cau village in Ung Hoa district, Hanoi, 35 kilometres from the downtown area, is famous for its century-old craft of making incense. With Tet (Lunar New Year) just around the corner, the streets of Cau Bau, Phu Luong Thuong, and Dao Tu hamlets in the village are coloured with the pink and red of incense sticks.
Specialties in Tet tray in southern Vietnam Culture - Sports

Specialties in Tet tray in southern Vietnam

Broiled pork cooked with coconut juice and duck eggs together with bitter gourd soup are viewed as an unmissable part of the traditional tray in southern Vietnam during Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays - the country’s largest traditional festival.
Unique traditional Tet customs of Vietnam Society

Unique traditional Tet customs of Vietnam

The Lunar New Year (Tet) has long been a key part of Vietnamese culture. The biggest and most important holiday of the year, Tet is an opportunity for family members to reunite and honour the traditional values of the homeland.
Candied ginger makes Tet warm Society

Candied ginger makes Tet warm

The candied ginger 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.
Green Tet trade fair Society

Green Tet trade fair

Most of us are aware of the damage caused by single-use plastic bags and boxes, but changing shopping habits is not easy. Let’s go to a market where there are no signs at all of plastic bags. Every single item for sale here is environmentally-friendly and reusable.
Tet goods hit the shelves in Da Nang Society

Tet goods hit the shelves in Da Nang

Production and retail businesses in central Da Nang city are now in a position to sell Tet goods to customers. The diverse and plentiful offerings, some of which include attractive promotional programmes, have also hit the shelves of supermarkets and shopping malls.
Tet comes early to border soldiers Videos

Tet comes early to border soldiers

The organization of early Tet celebration for officials and soldiers away from home on the occasion of Lunar New Year is an encouragement for them to feel secure in accomplishing their tasks.
Black pigs “hunted” for Tet dishes Society

Black pigs “hunted” for Tet dishes

Not only people in the mountainous areas, many people in rural areas, including Hanoians, have developed a habit of slaughtering pigs for Tet (Lunar New Year holiday), especially the black pig, in recent years.
HCM City hospitals open for Tet Health

HCM City hospitals open for Tet

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City has instructed all hospitals in the city not to refuse emergency aid to patients during the Tet (Lunar New Year) period.