What do foreigners think about Tet in Vietnam?

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What do foreigners think about Tet in Vietnam?

The Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) is a golden opportunity for foreigners living, working and touring this time of year to gain a better understanding of the country’s customs, traditions, and people.

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In pictures: The coffin cave in Vietnam

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In pictures: The coffin cave in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - On the Peak of Pha Quen Mountain in Thanh Hoa province, local people have discovered a cave with ancient coffins inside. They call it Hang Ma (Cave of Ghost).

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Vietnam’s unique ceramic products

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Vietnam’s unique ceramic products

A Vietnamese ceramic firm has exported luxury ceramic products with patterns painted with pure gold to many countries.

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Volunteers try to make a difference

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Volunteers try to make a difference

VietNamNet Bridge – Be it cleaning up beaches or offering free haircuts to elderly people, a group of volunteers in Hoi An have taken it upon themselves to offer their support to the local community. Nguyen Trang reports.

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Image: Vietnam’s unique ceramic products

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Image: Vietnam’s unique ceramic products

VietNamNet Bridge – A Vietnamese ceramic firm has exported luxury ceramic products with patterns painted with pure gold to many countries.

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Muong ethnic people’s colorful cakes

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Muong ethnic people’s colorful cakes

VietNamNet Bridge – Sticky rice cakes are a popular finger food among Vietnamese people. However, sticky rice cakes of Muong ethnic minority group in the mountainous district of Tan Son in the northern province of Phu Tho are special because they come with a variety of colors.

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Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

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Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

Anybody, including foreigners, who put garbage in the dustbins on the Nguyen Hue Flower Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 while visiting there on the eve of Tet (Lunar New Year), February 7, were offered li xi, or lucky money, of VND10,000 (US$0.45).

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Tet customs in Vietnam

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Tet customs in Vietnam

Tet, the first festival in a lunar year, is of great importance to the Vietnamese and people in some other Asian countries.

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Young people dread Tet

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Young people dread Tet

Many young Vietnamese people dread Tet due to nosy parents and relatives or patronising neighbours asking intrusive questions about their careers or love lives.

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Google report reveals more than low literacy rate

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Google report reveals more than low literacy rate

VietNamNet Bridge – An annual report by Google has shown that nine out of Vietnamese top 10 searches in 2015 were related to movies, music and celebrities. The song "Vo nguoi ta" (Wife of Another Man), which describes the broken heart of a man after finding out his beloved is getting married to another, was the top trending search in the country, even though it only surfaced on the internet in late October, according to the "Year in Search 2015"...

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Firework performances welcome the Year of the Monkey

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Firework performances welcome the Year of the Monkey

As the clock strikes twelve, the moment the Year of the Monkey begins, fireworks light up the sky across the nation amidst the joy of millions of people who spend the night out to welcome the lunar New Year. In Hanoi alone, fireworks sparkle in 31 locations whereas in Ho Chi Minh City, there are four firework-performing locations. Many localities in the country also presented fireworks to celebrate the new year.

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Meaning of New Year’s Eve in Vietnamese belief

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Meaning of New Year’s Eve in Vietnamese belief

Tet, the Lunar New Year festival, is the most important holiday in Vietnam. As people believe Tet refreshes everything in their lives, they treasure the tradition of seeing off the old year and welcoming the new year.

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Ethnic people along Vietnam's Truong Son range celebrate their own ‘monkey Tet’

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Ethnic people along Vietnam's Truong Son range celebrate their own ‘monkey Tet’

Members of two ethnic community groups native to the Truong Son mountain range, which runs parallel to the Vietnamese coast, retain their long-standing practice of honoring the holy monkey with year-end festivities.

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Things to know about a special Vietnamese naval brigade

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Things to know about a special Vietnamese naval brigade

There are many stories worth telling about the 126 Naval Commando Brigade, one of the finest elite units of the Vietnam People's Navy.

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The special market in Saigon that only emerges before Tet (photos)

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The special market in Saigon that only emerges before Tet (photos)

Have you ever wondered why a short section on Cach Mang Thang Tam, one of the longest streets in Ho Chi Minh City, is full of people selling a kind of big, green leaves these days?

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