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    Learn about: the beautiful culture in Vietnam's Lunar New Year

    Tết Nguyên Đán, more commonly known by its shortened name Tết, is the most important and popular holiday and festival in Vietnam. It is the Vietnamese New Year marking the arrival of spring based on the Lunar calendar.

    Lunar New Year Festival often falls between late January and early February; it is among the most important holidays in Vietnam. Officially, the festival includes the 1st, 2nd and 3rd day in Lunar Calendar; however, Vietnamese people often spend about nearly a month to celebrate this special event.

    The following article will analyze:  the beautiful culture in Vietnam's Lunar New Year.

    Decorate, Prepare the house

    During the Tet holidays, the house was cleaned up so that the atmosphere of Tet was better. All objects, dishes, bowls, tables, chairs, churches … are prepared, cleaned and presented reasonably. Cleaning work on New Year is important to welcome the new year is coming with many good things.

     Learn about: the beautiful culture in Vietnam's Lunar New Year
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    Show a typical tree for Tet in the house

    At Tết every house is usually decorated by hoa mai – Ochna integerrima (in the central and southern parts of Vietnam) or hoa đào – peach flower (in the northern part of Vietnam) or hoa ban (in mountain areas). In the north or central, the kumquat tree is a popular decoration for the living room during Tết. Its bright orange-colored fruits represent the fertility and fruitfulness that the family hopes for in the coming year.

    Make the Banh Chung, Banh Tet ( Vietnam Cake Traditional)

    In the days leading up to Tet, each family cooks special holiday foods such as bánh chưng and bánh dầy. Preparations for these foods are quite extensive. Family members often take turns to keep watch on the fire overnight, telling each other stories about Tet of past years. 

    Traditional customs

     Learn about: the beautiful culture in Vietnam's Lunar New Year
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    Lì xì (lucky money), Xông nhà. There are some of the popular, long-standing Tết traditional customs that have stood the test of time from generations to generations.

    And families believe that their activities during Tết must involve happiness, joy, and good luck. 

    These are the most beautiful culture in Vietnam's Lunar New Year. And if you want to feel special in our traditional Lunar New Year. So this is the right time to travel to Vietnam.

    Here are some suggestions for you to choose the best trip on this special occasion:

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