Melodious with the Vietnamese cultural history and geographical climate The Vietnam Lunar New Year, Tết Nguyên Đán is a traditional new year celebrated by the arrival of spring based on the lunar calendar along with distinctive Vietnamese rituals.
Celebration period of Lunar New Year
Late January and early February is the estimated time of rejoicing Lunar New Year Festival hence it is the most important holidays in Vietnam. Nearly a whole month includes the 1st, 2nd and 3rd day in Lunar Calendar, Vietnamese people have fun in the festival.
The ancient story behind of the tradition
Connected to the Chinese corresponding custom the animal symbol is the basic feature of Vietnam’s lunar years as drawing of different animal are found in the decorations of homes, buildings and ancestral tables.
The ancient story is about marriage of a couple Trong Cao and Thi Nhi who endured childless after passing long time together. Because of the family pressure and to maintain social tradition Trong Cao compelled to evict his wife from his life. After a few time his wife remarried to a man named Pham Lang.Continue Reading