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“Xong Dat” – A cherished Lunar New Year tradition
Passing down through generations and continued with equal enthusiasm today, “Xong dat” (first footing), a Tet tradition in Vietnam, has always been associated with hopes for a fruitful year ahead.
Ba Na ethnic people preserve traditional brocade weaving
08:46 17/02/2018
Over the past years, the Ba Na ethnic group in Glar commune, Dak Doa district, the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, has maintained and promoted their traditional brocade weaving, contributing to preserving their specific cultural values.
Diverse folk games of traditional Tet
22:56 16/02/2018
Vietnamese folk games are often associated with the traditional living environment and are close to nature, because they were born under the shortage of facilities as well as simple living conditions as Vietnam is an agricultural country.
Interesting and different Tet through foreigners’ eyes
22:55 16/02/2018
(CPV) - The Lunar New Year (Tet) is the most significant holiday of Vietnamese people because it not only marks the closing of an old year and the beginning of a new year, but also is an occasion for family reunions.
Ambassador of Ukraine happy with mission in Vietnam
10:50 15/02/2018
(CPV) - The top goals of Ukrainian Ambassador to Vietnam Oleksiy Shovkoplias in his mission are to make the best efforts to bring Ukraine closer to Vietnam and to give Vietnamese people better understanding about the beautiful country of Ukraine, especially to develop the bilateral relations in many areas.
Diverse cultural activities on the occasion of Tet
10:48 15/02/2018
(CPV) - On the occasion of lunar New Year (Tet) 2018, diverse cultural activities have taken place nationwide, contributing to preserving and promoting Vietnamese advanced culture imbued with national identities.
Vietnamese painters introduce dog paintings to welcome Lunar New Year of the Dog
10:48 15/02/2018
Many Vietnamese painters have introduced dog paintings in early 2018, attracting the praise of art lovers.
Tet calligraphy street opens in Ho Chi Minh City
09:16 14/02/2018
As a rule, pho Ong do (or street of calligraphers) opens in Ho Chi Minh City just a couple of weeks before the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Tet of the Oriental at West Lake Water Park
16:59 12/02/2018
To meet the demand of entertainment on lunar New Year 2018, the programme entitled “Tet of the Oriental” will be held the West Lake Water Park at No.614 Lac Long Quan street, Tay Ho district, Hanoi from February 16h to 25th (from the 1st to the 10th day of the first lunar month).
Ancient features on calligraphy street in Hanoi
16:52 12/02/2018
In the hustle and bustle of Hanoi capital, people still see the image of Vietnamese ancient lunar New Year (Tet) on calligraphy street when spring comes.