Are you ready for TET ?

Tết , or Vietnamese New Year, is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture. The word is a shortened form of Tết Nguyên Đán, which is Sino-Vietnamese for “Feast of the First Morning of the First Day”. Tết celebrates the arrival of spring based on the Vietnamese calendar, which usually has the date falling in January or February. This year first date will be on 16 February 2018. Let have a look what locals are preparing for their important holiday

 

Shopping flowers is  a must for TET

Busy at Dong Xuan market in Ha Noi

Colorful fruits bring us good luck

Dong leaves to make traditional glutinous rice cake

Preserved food ready to sell

Sweets for friend and family