Vietnamese New Year

Vietnamese New Year Food Hit : 165

Banh Trung is one of special traditional food during the Vietnamese New Year celebration.

Traditional Tet Painting Hit : 170

The prints are used to carry on the cultural history of Vietnam, passed on at the welcoming of each Lunar New Year to younger generations through story telling.

The New Year Tree Hit : 148

The New Year tree is a piece of a bamboo five or six yards long is stripped bare excerpt for a little bunch of leaves. Near the top is suspended a round bamboo frame holding a few little fish and bells made of baked clay that tinkle softly in the wind. Beneath this frame are votive gifts and some thorny branches. At the top of the New Year tree, a small kerosene lamp is lit at night.

Parallel Sentences in Vietnamese New Year Hit : 155

Parallelism played an important role in Vietnamese classical literary style. It marks every literary genre from prose to poetry, including a kind of rhymed pose. It entirely governs a particular genre, call parallel sentences.

Peach Blossoms in Vietnamese New Year Hit : 156

When New Year is coming, each household in the capital city makes a point of procuring at least a small branch of peach flowers to decorate their house.

The Plate of Five Fruits in Vietnamese New Year Hit : 144

A plate filled with five types of fruits sits on the ancestor’s altar in every Vietnamese home during the New Year.

Vietnamese New Year Customs Hit : 159

It is a short version of Tet Nguyen Dan, or literally, the first morning of the first day of a first lunar cycle. Vietnamese New Year is the most celebrated holiday in Vietnam and the preparations are meticulous and require a lot of time in advance.

Meaning of the Vietnamese New Year Hit : 171

The festival which best epitomizes Vietnam's cultural identity is Vietnamese New Year or Tet. Popular festivals play a major role as mirror and guardian of a nation's cultural identity. In this aspect, the festival which best epitomizes Vietnam's cultural identity is Tet.