Ancestral altar: Quintessence of Vietnamese Lunar New Year Culture - Sports

Ancestral altar: Quintessence of Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Ancestor worship is a longstanding belief and fine tradition of the Vietnamese people. The tradition can be observed at any homes when Tet (Lunar New Year) comes. During the Lunar New Year festival, Vietnamese at home or abroad carefully cook traditional dishes to put on the home altar to worship their ancestors.
Neu pole sends off evil spirits, welcome blessings Culture - Sports

Neu pole sends off evil spirits, welcome blessings

Vietnamese people have a custom of erecting a bamboo pole, known as a Neu tree, in front of their house on the last day of the lunar year to expel evils, worship deities and pray for good luck for the New Year. They remove it on the 7th day of the New Year to say farewell to their ancestors in heaven.
Tet holiday should remain unchanged: businesses Society

Tet holiday should remain unchanged: businesses

When the Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) holiday falls on a weekend, workers should still enjoy the following Monday and Tuesday as paid public holidays, business associations said at a workshop on revisions to the Labour Code on May 14.
Ethnic people in Quang Ngai prepare for Tet Videos

Ethnic people in Quang Ngai prepare for Tet

Ethnic communities in mountainous areas of the central province of Quang Ngai are preparing offerings and rituals for the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) celebration in their own unique style.