On February 17, tens of thousands of locals in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang, as well as tourists, flocked to Chiem Hoa District, Tuyen Quang, to join the Long Tong (going to the field) festival, a unique and typical agricultural festival of the Tay ethnic minority group in the locality.
The traditional Doi Son Tich Dien (ploughing) Festival 2024 officially opened in Tien Son Commune, Duy Tien Provincial Town, Ha Nam Province, on February 16 (the seventh day of the first lunar month), attracting a large number of locals and visitors.
On the occasion of Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival and Vietnam Poetry Day, the National Archives Centre No.1 in Hanoi has launched an online exhibition featuring more than 200 unique royal literary documents from Nguyen Dynasty.
The Tet Book Street Festival 2024 in Ho Chi Minh City attracted over 1 million visitors from February 7-14, up 11.1% year-on-year, according to the municipal Department of Information and Communications.
Although the Huong Pagoda Festival has not yet opened, more than 20,000 people flocked to Huong Pagoda (in Hanoi) on February 12 (the third day of the first lunar month) to pray for a peaceful new year.
On February 12, the third day of the first lunar month, Hanoi citizens and visitors lined up to buy tickets to visit Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (The Temple of Literature) in Hanoi, asking for calligraphy letters to pray for a new year full of luck and happiness.
Possessing great potential and advantages, with its marvellous natural scenery and unique cultural and historical layers, turning Vietnam into an "international film studio" is a goal that the country's film industry has been discussing and trying to realise for many years.
Markets form a unique feature of every rural area whenever the Lunar New Year (Tet) approaches as they carry traditional cultural values and are deeply imbued with the soul of the Vietnamese countryside.
The 44th spring flower festival kicked off at Tao Dan Park in Ho Chi Minh City on February 6 evening as part of the activities to welcome the Lunar New Year (Tet) – the biggest and oldest festival in Vietnam.
An exhibition themed “Spring colour in the land of tea” officially opened at Tan Cuong Tea Culture Space in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on February 1, as part of activities to celebrate the 94th founding anniversary and upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival.
The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism on the outskirts of Hanoi will host a wide range of cultural activities in February to honour the cultural identities of Vietnamese ethnic groups, contribute to strengthening national unity, and bring traditional Tet flavours to visitors.
A cultural programme themed “Vietnamese Tet (Lunar New Year Festival) – Tet in the Streets” officially kicked off in the streets around Hanoi’s Old Quarter in Hoan Kiem District on January 28, aiming to welcome the upcoming Lunar New Year.
Relic sites and cultural spaces around Hanoi’s Old Quarter in Hoan Kiem District will feature various activities imbued with traditional Tet (Lunar New Year Festival) characteristics, including the erection of a “Neu” tree (New Year's tree) and decorations with 12 zodiac animals, and introducing Tet spaces of Hanoians, calligraphy displays, and traditional art performances.
The beauty of Hanoi's Tet holiday, the culinary specialties during Tet, as well as the Tet beauty of various other regions were introduced at Thang Long Imperial Citadel within the programme titled "Happy Tet 2024 — Spreading the Essence of Traditional Tet Culture".
Created by the French producer, 'Kiss of the Sea' has emerged as the new sensation for visitors on Phu Quoc Island for 2024. Fusing state-of-the-art multimedia technology with the exceptional artistry of 60 international performers, the show delivers a captivating spectacle which culminates with a nightly fireworks display.
Eighty outstanding paintings of dragon mascots at a fine art exhibition themed “Painting dragon” at Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi showed young painters’ new and creative perspective on the dragon, the mascot of the upcoming Lunar New Year.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism, in coordination with the Vietnam Cuisine Culture Association (VCCA) and the city's Department of Industry and Trade, kicked off the Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival at Le Van Tam Park in District 1 on the evening of January 18.
With 839 works by 494 painters from 55 provinces and cities around the country, the contest themed “Vietnamese cultural heritage through fine arts” featured many high-quality works with unique creativity, attracting the attention of many viewers.