Residents and visitors are flocking to the HCM City's Vietnamese Tết festival to celebrate the biggest traditional holiday of the year. This year, the festival is decorated with 100 ochna trees and a 3D paddy field to wish for good crops and luck in the new year.
he 1,590km journey from HCM City to Hà Nội to welcome Tết (Lunar New Year) of a 73-year-old lecturer, her niece and a cat is recorded in the MINH and PING project. During their journey, they will stop at renown tourist attractions of Việt Nam to drink tea, contemplate the natural beauty and talk.
Tống Diệu Hằng has been a famous model and social media influencer attending many major fashion and art events in both Việt Nam and abroad. With a foundation and passion for art, she has boldly embarked on a new role – being a curator.
The sight of old men in traditional costumes writing calligraphy during Lunar New Year was once very popular in the days gone by. The tradition has long disappeared in modern times but it is being revived at the Spring Calligraphy Festival held in the capital Hà Nội. After two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, calligraphers, both local and international, are excited to be able to write again.
The flower market for Tết is in full swing now.
Besides traditional domestic flowers for Tết such as peach blossoms and kumquat bonsai, there are many kinds of imported flowers for demanding customers.