“Tan Mao Vietnamese Tet Festival 2011” featuring various cultural activities will take place at Ho Chi Minh City Youth Cultural Center from January 22 to February 7.
The event will include the Banh Tet (cylindrical glutinous rice cake) festival, Ong Do (Calligraphy), music and fashion show, photo exhibition and folk games.
A special theme based concert “Warm spring-peace offering” by famous singers Phuong Thanh, Quang Linh, Hien Thuc, Quang Vinh and the Mat Ngoc band will be held on January 29.
All proceeds from the show will be donated to help poor and disadvantaged children in the city.
There will also be a sentence composition contest for students. Submissions can be sent to the Ho Chi Minh City Student Assistance Center at 33 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, District 1 from now until January 22. Registrations are also open for a singing contest entitled “Spring Rendezvous” at the center from now until January 22.