Photos: How Vietnamese celebrated Tet in the old days

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Photos: How Vietnamese celebrated Tet in the old days

An exhibition recounting a traditional Tet celebration of Vietnamese people in the old days opened at Thang Long Royal Citadel in Hanoi on January 29 as an event to greet the Lunar New Year 2016 – the Year of the Monkey.

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Ship owners: kings into beggars

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Ship owners: kings into beggars

VietNamNet Bridge - “In the old days, ship owners were kings. Now, they are beggars,” a representative of VISABA (Vietnam Ship Agent and Brokers Association) said, speaking about the plunge in bulk sea transport charges.

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Simple beauty of Yen island in Phu Yen

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Simple beauty of Yen island in Phu Yen

VietNamNet Bridge - Yen island, An Hoa commune, Tuy An district, is located far from Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province 15 km along the coastal concrete roads through peaceful villages. It is called Yen island because in the old days it had a lot of birds nests.

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‘Memory of Hanoi’ programme to reproduce ancient capital city’s culture

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‘Memory of Hanoi’ programme to reproduce ancient capital city’s culture

The ancient culture of Hanoi will be reproduced during a programme entitled ‘Memory of Hanoi’, which will be held at Thang Long Royal Citadel in Hanoi from December 30 to January 4, the Hanoi municipal Department of Tourism has announced.

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Full-moon festival toys recall the old days

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Full-moon festival toys recall the old days

VietNamNet Bridge – Star-shaped lanterns, paper masks, tin-made ships, lion heads and paper doctors are traditional toys still sold in Hanoi on the occasion of the Full-Moon Festival.

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Unique dishes from iguana in Phan Rang

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Unique dishes from iguana in Phan Rang

I once joined a group of artists and cultural experts to visit Phan Rang City in the south-central coast province of Ninh Thuan.

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Unique dishes from iguana in Phan Rang

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Unique dishes from iguana in Phan Rang

I once joined a group of artists and cultural experts to visit Phan Rang City in the south-central coast province of Ninh Thuan.

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Binh Dinh: fading ethnic music requires practical measures

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Binh Dinh: fading ethnic music requires practical measures

Traditional musical instruments and skills of ethnic groups in central Binh Dinh province are likely to gradually disappear without preservation efforts, particularly those within each community.

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Binh Dinh: fading ethnic music requires practical measures

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Binh Dinh: fading ethnic music requires practical measures

Traditional musical instruments and skills of ethnic groups in central Binh Dinh province are likely to gradually disappear without preservation efforts, particularly those within each community.

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A musical take on current issues

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A musical take on current issues

Vietnamese traditional musical language, xam or busking, has been used for the very first time to communicate social issues in a music video entitled Xam Tra Da (Iced Tea Busking).

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Duong River maintains its poetic beauty

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Duong River maintains its poetic beauty

Darling, do not be so sad
"I will take you to the Duong River
"In the old days, white sand was as smooth as glass
"The sparkling river runs quietly..."

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Modern beauty of Saigon women in the old days

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Modern beauty of Saigon women in the old days

VietNamNet Bridge - Beautiful women in Saigon in the 60s-70s in the Vietnamese ao dai and short skirts are often featured in the photos of foreign photographers.

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Green touch in a busy city

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VietnamNet English 18 month(s) ago

Green touch in a busy city

VietNamNet Bridge – A one-hectare area in the center of Phu My Hung Town in HCMC’s District 7 has become a vegetable and paddy farming area.

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Mementos of the past: 3 Hanoi markets that stand the test of time

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Mementos of the past: 3 Hanoi markets that stand the test of time

These markets in Hanoi are must-visit destinations during the last days of the Lunar New Year.

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Pole erecting marks the coming of Tet

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Pole erecting marks the coming of Tet

Vietnamese people in the old days put up tall bamboo poles with red garment strips hanging from them during Tet, believing that poles prevented ghosts and monsters from entering the community during the holiday. The tradition of raising the neu (or Tet) pole remains alive today in many villages and homes around the country.

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