Vietnamese in Singapore hold event to celebrate Lunar New Year

The Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore recently held an event to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet), with the participation of the overseas Vietnamese currently living, studying and working in the Southeast Asian country.
A performance at the event. (Photo: VNA)
A performance at the event. (Photo: VNA)

According to the Vietnam News Agency, Ambassador Mai Phuoc Dung expressed his delight that the community can celebrate Tet again after two years of disruption due to COVID-19.

He stated that in 2023, Vietnam and Singapore will mark 50 years of diplomatic relations and 10 years of their strategic partnership, with a wide variety of meaningful activities.

The diplomat took the occasion to thank the Vietnamese community for their contributions to the country and the Vietnam-Singapore relationship.

Pham Minh Huyen, who has been living in Singapore for over 20 years, said he was happy to be able to get together with other Vietnamese compatriots, to enjoy the taste of a homeland Tet after a two-year hiatus.

In a convivial atmosphere, the participants tasted the traditional Tet dishes together and admired the performances staged by members of the Vietnamese community in Singapore.