(Cinet) - If people in the North welcome a new spring and say goodbye to the winter with peach blossoms, Banh Chung (steamed square cake), fatty meat, pickled onions..., the Central Vietnam celebrates the new spring warmly and eagerly with the fragrance of Banh Tet (rice cake with pork belly and mung bean), Nem Chua (a meat roll with a sweet, sour, salty and spicy taste which makes the mouth salivate with each bite), pork meat soaked in vinegar and a golden branch of apricot.
(Cinet)- The first visitor of the New Year is very important to Vietnamese because he or she is believed to decide the luck of the host for the entire year. Traditionally, the visitor is a member of the family or a good friend.
(Cinet)- A special-concerned gift that everyone makes on Lunar New Year is “li xi” (lucky money). Lucky money - a traditional custom is very popular not only in Vietnam but also in other Asian societies.
(Cinet)- The Ba Den Mountain Spring Festival is an annual event which is organized during the first month of a lunar year. Even so, the main ceremonies are carried out on the 18th night and the 19th day of that month. It is not only a religious event but it is also a token of the deep cultural values of Tay Ninh.