Experiencing Vietnamese Tet in Duong Lam ancient village

Friday, 12/01/2024 11:21
A tourism promotion program themed “Vietnamese Tet” will be held in Duong Lam ancient village, Son Tay Town, on January 20-21 to promote the value of traditional Tet.
The “Vietnamese Tet” program in Duong Lam ancient village become a brand to attract tourists and local people. (Photo: hanoimoi.vn)

This is the third year the program has been held with the participation of ambassadors, international guests from a number of diplomatic agencies, international organizations and both international and domestic tourists. The program not only contributes to introducing Vietnamese culture to international friends, but is a way to preserve traditions for future generations.

The Management Board of the Duong Lam Ancient Village Relic said that the program will include many diverse activities, such as: a tour to fully experience the traditional beauty of Vietnamese Tet with a traditional market space, ethnic art performance at Mong Phu communal house yard; check-in at the most unique spots in the village; and space and booths to introduce local specialty products, handicraft products and craft villages.

A corner of the rural market. (Photo: hanoimoi.vn)

In addition, the program also has a space to experience traditional Tet culture with activities such as character painting, shaping To he, and traditional folk games.

People and tourists can also learn about traditional customs during the traditional Tet holiday such as: New Year's Eve ceremony, carp release, experiencing and learning about the traditional soy sauce making profession of Mr. Ha Huu The's family; visiting and experiencing the lacquer product workshop and "Village Craft" space of artisan Nguyen Tan Phat, and more.

The Calligraphy master space for text. (Photo: hanoimoi.vn)
Wrapping banh chung. (Photo: hanoimoi.vn)

An indispensable activity is to learn about the unique and famous culinary culture of Duong Lam Ancient Village. The program will introduce Tet cuisine, display Tet feasts of Duong Lam people, and offer experience wrapping Banh Chung and spring rolls on Tet.

Traditional Tet feast of Duong Lam Ancient Village. (Photo: hanoimoi.vn)

Head of the Management Board of the Duong Lam Ancient Village Relic Nguyen Dang Thao said that the program aims to promote activities, introduce local specialties, promote destinations, thereby creating a stimulating effect on tourism in Duong Lam Ancient Village in particular and Son Tay town in general to welcome visitors during Tet and Spring 2024./.