Lunar New Year Festival in Vietnam often falls between late January and early February; it is one of the most important holidays in Vietnam and play a special role in the Vietnamese thought. Officially, the festival includes the 1st, 2nd and 3rd day in Lunar Calendar; however, Vietnamese people often spend about nearly a month to celebrate this special event. This year, Tet holiday is from 14/02/2018 to 19/02/2018.

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Traditionally, the purpose of Tet holiday is that Vietnamese would like to thank Gods for the arrival of spring with a variety of blooming trees and flowers after a cold and harsh winter. Also, this is the privileged occasion for family’s members to reunite, celebrating a new year which has come together, and saying farewell to the previous one. All the best things are prepared and consumed during this holiday as people want to ensure that they will have a new year full of prosperity.

In Tet holiday, there are many festivals in Vietnam, from North to South. You can enjoy the traditional foods like Chung cake, Tet cake, Nem Ran…

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Firework in the sky near Sai Gon River

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Prepare for Tet Holiday

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Chung cake, Tet Cake

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Traditional Meals on Tet holiday

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