Private film companies in HCM City sunk large amounts of money into movies for release during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday with high ticket sales, while theatres saw less crowds.
One of the remarkable aspects of Tết is that it celebrates both personal and national identities. To celebrate Tết is to be Vietnamese.
A Vietnamese comedy now being shown in cinemas nationwide during Tết (the Lunar New Year) holiday is expected to do well at the box office.
Upcoming events in HCM City and southern provinces for Tết
As in previous years, when the lunar year comes to an end, the Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will host an annual lecture on Tết traditions on Sunday, January 27.
As in previous years, filmmakers will release new productions to lure moviegoers to cinemas during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Cả Một Đời Ân Óan (Life of Love and Feud), the Vietnam Television (VTV) produced film on social issues has surpassed four others candidates to win the VTV Award 2018 for impressive TV series.
President Trần Đại Quang beat the drum to kick off the Xuân Quê Hương (Homeland Spring) 2018 festival yesterday, welcoming a delegation of overseas Vietnamese (OV) who returned home to enjoy the Vietnamese New Year Tết.
Television stations have lined up dozens of new and interesting programmes to entertain nationwide audiences during Tết (Lunar New Year)
Like many other craft villages around the country, a village making kitchen god statues in Thừa Thiên-Huế Province struggles to survive in the market economy. But one family has set aside economic rules to preserve the craft.