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Yellow apricot flowers for Tet holiday
February 09, 2016        787 views

(Cinet)- If peach flower and kumquat tree are the symbols of Tet in the north, yellow apricot flower is more popular in the south. It’s because the characteristics of the plants. While peach trees and kumquat trees grow well in cold weather, apricot trees just can survive in tropical lands with a lot of sunshine.

Tet Holiday in the Central Vietnam
February 08, 2016        779 views

(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.

The Xong dat custom in New Year festival
February 08, 2016        833 views

(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.

“Li xi” – Meaningful custom on Tet
February 08, 2016        1,017 views

(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.

Tet and traditional custom of the Northern people
February 07, 2016        904 views

(Cinet)-Tet Vietnam is the most special occasion and the most expected holiday of any Vietnamese people. People of Vietnam strongly believe what they do and feel during Tet will follow them in the rest of the year. People in the North and the South of Vietnam have different ways to celebrate Tet. Cinet introduces some characters of the Tet in the North, Vietnam.


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