Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese people nationwide will have an opportunity to experience various activities to welcome the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival 2021 in the new normal state aligned with pandemic prevention measures, the Nhan dan newspaper reported. According to the Hanoi Tourism Department, tourism attractions in Hanoi are implementing programmes to welcome Tet and receive tourists. At the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, various activities will be held from February 4-20 to celebrate Tet, including an exhibition space re-enacting traditional Tet rituals and customs, a space of worship, calligraphy arts, and others. Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature) will host a calligraphy festival from February 5-21 with a number of activities to preserve and promote the beauty of the Vietnamese calligraphy culture. Meanwhile, many outdoor activities will be held at Hanoi’s walking streets including a programme to promote the culture of and tourism in the northern province of … [Read more...] about Various activities to be held in celebration of Tet
Crowds of local people tend to flock to Hang Ma Street each year in order to purchase traditional objects and decorations for the Lunar New Year. Visitors to the street can view an array of lanterns, flowers, and other decorative items on show. Locals squeeze into shops as they purchase essentials for the upcoming Tet. Decorative items which celebrate the upcoming lunar Year of Buffalo are among the favourite items on sale this year. Colourful stickers sending wishes of luck and prosperity ahead in the Lunar New Year can be seen throughout the street. Peach and apricot flowers made of cloth and plastic are used for decoration. With Tet fast approaching, young people view the street as an ideal place in which to snap memorable photos. A mother goes with her child to shop for decorative items on the bustling Hang Ma Street. Envelopes for lucky money are an indispensable part of every Tet holiday. A package containing 10 envelopes costs … [Read more...] about Bustling Hanoi street gears up for upcoming Tet holiday
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