Vietnamese Tet inspires foreigners
- Sunday, January 22, 2023
In Asian countries like Vietnam, the Lunar New Year (or Tet Nguyen Dan in Vietnamese) has been a special occasion for thousands of generations. It is a time when everyone wants to return home to welcome in the new year with their families. For foreigners in Vietnam for the first time, Tet is truly a new and intriguing experience.
YBO – Aside from majestic natural landscapes, Yen Bai province has established itself as a charming destination for tourists also thanks to long-standing and special cultural identities of local ethnic groups. Among those here, Dao people form a special community with a unique culture still sustained in their daily life nowadays. Costume is one of the cultural characteristics that embody the distinctive style, worldwide, and outlook on life of Dao people.
The authority of Yen Bai city has organised a spring dancing programme 2024 with the participation of over 2,000 amateurs artits. During the art programme to welcome the Lunar New Year (Tet), Yen Bai’s famous singers performed songs praising the love for the nation and celebrating the New Year festival.
Located on the bank of the gentle Hong (Red) River in Ben Den village, Dong Cuong commune, Van Yen district, Dong Cuong Temple has long been famous as a sacred, solemn temple with great historical values, which has become a popular destination for many tourists on their New Year spiritual journey to pray for wealth and fortune.
Standing over 1,300 metres above sea level, Mong ethnic people’s Pang Cang ancient village in Suoi Giang commune, Van Chan district, is dubbed “happy village in the clouds" because of its pristine picturesque nature and unique traditional culture.