Tet Essentials

Vietnamese New Year (Tet)
Tet Essentials

Vietnamese New Year (Tet)

2022 - Year Of The Tiger

Tet- A Unique Vietnam's Celebration
Tet Essentials

Tet- A Unique Vietnam's Celebration

Vietnamese Tet, an eventful holiday in Vietnamese culture, often takes place during the first week of the new year in Lunar Calendar.

Kitchen God Day - Tet Tao Quan
Tet Essentials

Kitchen God Day - Tet Tao Quan

Well-known for the long-lasting history and rich culture, Vietnam is the land of festivities and celebrations. December of Lunar Calendar (normally January of Gregorian Calendar) is usually the busiest month as everybody is in a rush to prepare for some biggest festivals of the whole year.

Tet Nguyen Tieu - First Full Moon Of The Year
Tet Essentials

Tet Nguyen Tieu - First Full Moon Of The Year

Besides Tet, Tet Nguyen Tieu (First Full Moon of the New Year) is also a good opportunity for foreigners to experience Vietnamese culture thoroughly. Although Tet Nguyen Tieu originates from China, when being spread to Vietnam, Tet Nguyen Tieu has adopted to the particular cultural aspect of VIetnam and plays a significant role in Vietnamese's cultural and religious life.

What Gifts Do Vietnamese Bring For Tet?
Tet Essentials

What Gifts Do Vietnamese Bring For Tet?

Giving gifts on Tet Festival, which has been long a traditional custom in Vietnam’s ancient culture, represents not only the close relationship but also the thorough and subtle of human behaviors. Vietnamese are extremely careful in talking and behaving on the very first days of New Year, as it can determine the good fortune throughout the year.

Tet Flowers & Plants
Tet Essentials

Tet Flowers & Plants

Tet holidays are the days of relaxation, happiness and joy. And similar to pine tree for Christmas holiday in the West, Vietnamese also use many kinds of flowers and plants to decorate their house in this special period.

New Year Wishes
Tet Essentials

New Year Wishes

Tet holidays are the moments of happiness and family enjoy, therefore Vietnamese often dedicate the most beautiful words to their family and friends on this occasion.

18:55 Thursday, June 24, 2021 (GMT+7)
Time in Vietnam

Public Holidays 2021

New Year's Day Fri, Jan 01
Vietnamese New Year's Eve Thu, Feb 11
Lunar New Year (Tết) Fri, Feb 12
Hùng Kings' Festival Wed, Apr 21
Reunification Day Fri, Apr 30
Labour Day Sat, May 01
Independence Day of Vietnam Thu, Sep 02

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Food for Tet Holiday

Food for Tet Holiday

What Vietnamese usually eat for Tet holiday.

New Year’s Flowers

New Year’s Flowers

Traditional flowers for Tet holiday.

New Year’s Wishes

New Year’s Wishes

What people often wish each other

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