Activities featuring Tet traditions of Vietnam's three regions introduced in Hanoi

Wednesday, 11/01/2023 10:29
Activities featuring Tet traditions of Vietnam's three regions will be held at Hanoi’s Old Quarter on the occasion of Tet holidays.
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Tet Viet Tet Pho 2023 (Vietnamese Tet Street Tet) will be showcased at venues including Kim Ngan Communal House at 42-44 Hang Bac street, Heritage House at 87 Ma May street and Old Quarter Culture Exchange Centre at 50 Dao Duy Tu.

Visitors can see traditional decorations, art performances, calligraphy, painting and drawing, and important rituals during Tet; and artisans drawing calligraphy and make traditional paintings.

They can see traditional food as offerings to ancestors in Heritage House on Ma May street, where artisans also trim narcissus bulbs. The flowers will come into full bloom during Tet. Visitors can also make banh chung (square sticky rice cake) at the house.

A photo exhibition on heritage and traditional music performances will be held at the Culture & Arts Centre at 22 Hang Buom street. A contest for children with the theme of the cat and display ceramic works of cats by artist Nguyen Van Toan and a virtual 3D technology space featuring art works will take place at the Ho Guom Information Culture Centre at No. 2 Le Thai To street.

Phung Hung Graffiti Street will gather artisans of traditional handicrafts such as folk painting, calligraphy, ceramics, rattan wares, clay figurines, goods and food for Tet. Art shows will be performed there on the weekend.

The Tet Viry Tet Pho 2023 will take place until January 28, while the activities on Phung Hung street will end on January 20./.