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Tet 2021: Snapshots From Around The Country
Tet By Year

Tet 2021: Snapshots From Around The Country

2021 probably goes down in history as one of the most different Tet in Vietnam. Take a look at snapshots from all over the country.

Year Of The Snake - 2013, 2025, 2037
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Year Of The Snake - 2013, 2025, 2037

Although to many people, snake is associated with venoms and danger, in Vietnam, snake is considered a symbol of luck. 2013 is thus believed by many a year of prosperity and peace.

Year Of The Horse - 2014, 2026, 2038
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Year Of The Horse - 2014, 2026, 2038

Horse represents pace and enthusiasm, so many people has strong belief that 2014 – The Year of Horse – might be a year of rapid development and prosperity.

Year Of The Goat - 2015, 2027, 2039
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Year Of The Goat - 2015, 2027, 2039

Learn more about Tet 2015 and Year of the Goat's symbolic value in Vietnam.

Year Of The Monkey - 2016, 2028, 2040
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Year Of The Monkey - 2016, 2028, 2040

For Vietnamese kids, monkey is probably the most familiar animal. Monkey is often thought of as a smart and fast animal which now exists either in a circus or in rural rainforests.

Year Of The Pig - 2019, 2031, 2043
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Year Of The Pig - 2019, 2031, 2043

According to Vietnamese belief, they are the embodiment of wealth, good luck and prosperity with their chubby faces, big ears and all-day full stomach. And that is also the dream of all Vietnamese people in this upcoming 2019 year.

Year Of The Dragon - 2012, 2024, 2036
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Year Of The Dragon - 2012, 2024, 2036

In Asian culture, Dragon and Tiger are the most desirable born years of people, since the two creatures are believed to bring luck, strength, nobility, royalty, wisdom and promising future.

Year Of The Rat - 2020, 2032, 2044
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Year Of The Rat - 2020, 2032, 2044

2020 is the year of the rat, the first animal in the Chinese zodiac cycle starting from January 25th until 11th February 2021.

Year Of The Buffalo - 2021, 2033, 2045
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Year Of The Buffalo - 2021, 2033, 2045

Considered the most valuable possession of Vietnamese local farmers, from hilly mountainous terrain to flat grassy fields, buffaloes can be caught sight of in almost all corners across the country.

Year Of The Dog - 2018, 2030, 2042
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Year Of The Dog - 2018, 2030, 2042

Dog is a symbol of caring, honesty, loyalty, and the creature that can bring luck, joy, and auspiciousness.

Year Of The Rooster - 2017, 2029, 2041
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Year Of The Rooster - 2017, 2029, 2041

Rooster is the 10th out of the 12 zodiacs and people who are born in this year are said to have 5 valuable characteristics: Literal (Van) – Martial (Vo) – Brave (Dung) – Humane (Nhan) – Trustworthy (Tin).

13:35 Tuesday, July 27, 2021 (GMT+7)
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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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