Foreigners explore Vietnamese Tet at Duong Lam village in Hanoi

Monday, 16/01/2023 10:14
Foreign ambassadors, officials from diplomatic agencies and international organisations as well as tourists have explored Vietnamese Tet in Duong Lam ancient village in Hanoi's outlying district of Son Tay.
Foreigners enjoyed making traditional cake for Tet in Duong Lam village  

The activity is part of a programme themed "Tet in Vietnamese villages", which aims to introduce the traditional cultural values of Vietnam as well as the beauty of Duong Lam - a popular tourist attraction- to international friends.

Foreigners listened to the introduction of traditional craft in Duong Lam village (Source: VNA) 

Participants started their journey from a traditional Tet market at the Mong Phu communal house, in which they experienced Vietnamese calligraphy, folk music and culinary, and explored specialities of the locality.

Then, they were introduced with traditional practices of Vietnamese people during Tet, as well as typical dishes prepared during the festival, especially traditional desserts of Duong Lam.

They had a chance to explore handicrafts at the lacquer production workshop and joined folk games of Vietnam such as duck hunting, cock fighting and fish catching./.