Vietjet Air offers 1.5 million cheap tickets for Lunar New Year

Vietjet Air offers 1.5 million cheap tickets for Lunar New Year

Low-cost airline Vietjet Air is offering 1.5 million tickets at discounted fares for flights from January 10 to February 12 on all domestic and international routes to serve surging demand on the 2017 Lunar New Year festival. It said on September 23 that the…

Con ball throwing among the ethnic Thai

Con ball throwing among the ethnic Thai

Con ball throwing is a popular folk game many the ethnic Thai ethnic minority people in Viet Nam’s northwestern region. While playing the games, Thai girls and boys have a chance to find their partners and express their love. Long ago, while working in…

How important is Vietnamese ‘xông nhà’ custom during Tet?

How important is Vietnamese ‘xông nhà’ custom during Tet?

To have a lucky person as the first guest of the year is an important Tet custom in Vietnam. Photo: Thai Nguyen Born in a close-knit Chinese-Vietnamese family with nearly 20 members as I was, I have been taught a lot about Lunar New…

Traditional Lunar New Year alive in Ha Noi

Traditional Lunar New Year alive in Ha Noi

People will gather together to prepare for Tet and share feelings when New Year comes to the holy space of So Village’s Communal House in Quoc Oai, a suburban district of Ha Noi. An atmosphere of traditional Lunar New Year will be enjoyed with…

Lunar New Year festival opens in downtown Ha Noi

Lunar New Year festival opens in downtown Ha Noi

An art performance praising the beauty of spring opened the Lunar New Year Festival on January 20 in downtown Ha Noi. Artists from the Viet Bac Traditional Music, Song and Dance Theatre performed dance and singing to praise the spring, the people and the…

5 safe havens for a Tet breakaway

5 safe havens for a Tet breakaway

If you are still chewing over what to do during the week-long Tet holiday, how about hopping on a trip to one of these destinations that have become popular among many Vietnamese people choosing to break away from endless gatherings and parties.  Make sure…

Swedish ambassador sends Tet greetings to Vietnamese

Swedish ambassador sends Tet greetings to Vietnamese

Ambassador Camilla Mellander and all staff members at the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi have made a three-minute video to send greetings to Vietnamese people for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.   The ambassador in a traditional ao dai conveyed her greetings and also joined…

Hoi An Ancient Town to offer free admission during Tet holiday

Hoi An Ancient Town to offer free admission during Tet holiday

Visitors will be offered free admission to Hoi An Ancient Town in Quang Nam Province and some other related tourism destinations from February 18 to 21, on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet). The tourism destinations include the Chua Cau (Bridge…