An exhibition featuring artworks inspired by rats has opened in Hà Nội to celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Rat, gathering artists from the G39 group.
Legendary and lively zodiac animals are on display at an exhibition of work by Vũ Đình Tuấn and Nguyễn Thế Hùng.
Gold selling prices witnessed an increase at some stores while in others unchanged on God of Wealth Day, the 10th day of the Lunar New Year, which fell on February 14 this year.
The country is celebrating the Year of the Pig and pigs, one of the 12 local Zodiac animals, have appeared in daily conversation.
Take a stroll along Hà Nội's Tết flea market in the heart of the city’s Old Quarter at the junction of Hàng Mã, Hàng Cân, Hàng Lược and Hàng Đồng Streets.
Pig-related paraphernalia originating from the kilns of Bát Tràng Village and around the world are on display at an exhibition entitled ‘My Zodiac Animal – Prosperous Pig’.
Lì xì or giving lucky money is the most anticipated of customs, especially by children during the Lunar New Year festival (Tết). With Tet just around the corner, many locals have already begun their hunt for new banknotes to be used as lucky money.
To celebrate the Year of the Dog, the exhibition showcased 30 paintings of 18 Vietnamese contemporary artists, including Phan Cẩm Thượng, Thành Chương, Đỗ Dũng, and Phạm An Hải.
The demand for small demination notes to be given as “lucky money” soars as the Tết (Lunar New Year) approach.