The Hanoitimes - Tet, or Lunar New Year, is the most important festival in Vietnam. This event is the time for family reunion, so people visit their family, prepare and enjoy holiday together. Hanoi’s spring fair offers numerous specialties Five places to visit in Hanoi during Tet holiday Hanoi to welcome Lunar New Year with 30 fireworks displays Here are the most important things to do on Tet holiday in Vietnam Cleaning the house Cleaning the house. Lunar New Year is the time for new things, so Vietnamese usually spend half of the month before Tet holiday to prepare for it. Cleaning the house before Lunar New Year is one of the most important cultural features in Vietnam. House cleaning before Lunar New Year helps to organize the old year, removing old things to avoid bad luck and welcome New Year’s fortunes. Cleaning the house, washing mattress and pillow, trimming trees neatly, can make the house look refreshed and nice. Accordingly, lucky fortune … [Read more...] about Traditional things to do in Vietnam during Tet
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Back to English Comments News - September 4, 2018 | 07:40 am GMT+7 Poverty is forcing kids in a northern highlands commune to quit school and get married or work in China. “If my father does not let me go to school, I’m going to kill myself,” Nga, in eighth grade now, is serious, her mouth pressed into a hard line. She wants to become a doctor so that she can save people’s lives “just like Dr. Sam.” Sam is a physician in her village who uses herbs collected from the forest to treat various illnesses. Nga does not have a thumb. She lost it when she and her brother were cutting grass for her family’s buffaloes. The clump of elephant grass was twice her height, and as she was holding it for her brother to cut, the accident happened. Since that day, she does not talk much. Since that day, her desire to become a “Dr. Sam” has intensified. Ha Giang, among the most beautiful places in the country, lies 240 … [Read more...] about In Vietnam, kids shackled by isolation, poverty dare to dream – VnExpress International
Lunar New Year is celebrated by millions of Asian and Pacific Islanders around the world. Photo by Reuters/Stringer Senate Bill 892, proposed by California Senators Richard Pan and Scott Wiener, officially recognizes the Lunar New Year, known as Tet in Vietnam, and requires the Governor to honor the festival annually. According to the bill, all public schools and educational institutions are encouraged to conduct exercises recognizing the traditions and cultural significance of Lunar New Year, the contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Californians to the state, and any local festivities and celebrations of the occasion. “The passage of this bill recognizes the rich history of one of the most celebrated events worldwide, and demonstrates to the API community in our state, that we are all part of the California family,” Pan said at a recent news conference in front of the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. API communities have been a valuable part in the … [Read more...] about Tet, Lunar New Year, an official holiday in California
The Hanoitimes - 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. In interviews given to reporters from Radio Voice of Vietnam, foreigners expressed differing feelings and impressions about Tet but they all expressed they shared the joy of the Vietnamese people. Jamie Coville, a bartender from New York City, who has travelled to Vietnam four times, shared he thoroughly enjoys Tet with its colourful decorations and exquisitely delicious food. Jamie also loves the excitement and bustling atmosphere of Hanoi that seems to come even more animated and alive in the run up to Tet. “I leave Vietnam on Monday after one month of visiting. I do not really want to leave this beautiful place. But fortunately, I still have chance to go out to watch firework display on New Year’s Eve,” he noted. “Happy … [Read more...] about What do foreigners think about Tet in Vietnam?
Five years ago, the integrated resort was established in Lang Co Bay, a destination known for its untouched natural beauty and unique culture. Lang Co was first discovered by King Khai Dinh, the 12th King of the Nguyen dynasty, and the destination retains its original charm, nestled in a rural setting with picturesque countryside and the natural elements of Feng Shui. Laguna Lang Co has been operating two luxury hotels branded Banyan Tree and Angsana, an 18-hole par-71 championship golf course designed by six-time Major winner Sir Nick Faldo, luxury private villas and residences, convention facilities, and recreational activities. “As we turn five years old with many significant achievements under our belt, we now look forward to the next exciting phase of our development. It is our time! It is also the time for Hue and the province of Thua Thien-Hue to have its moment in the sunshine,” shared Gavin Herholdt, managing director of Laguna Lang Co. “In 2018 we have gone … [Read more...] about Laguna Lang Co marks five year anniversary in Vietnam