A broad array of cultural activities are currently underway in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet, with the events attracting plenty of local residents and tourists.
Le Van Tam Park in Ho Chi Minh City is hosting a Vietnamese Tet festival from January 21 to 24, with the occasion featuring various traditions aimed at welcoming the Lunar New Year festival across the country’s three regions.
During the duration of the festival 150 booths are present to showcase the food and delicacies of each region nationwide. Photographed is artisan Ho Dac Thieu Anh arranging the traditional food of the central region.
A cultural week gets underway on Ho Chi Minh City book street from January 23. Visitors to the event can view local ceramic products and folk paintings on show.
Plenty of books detailing cultural stories are on show, attracting plenty of young people.
A goods fair is taking place in Go Vap district, hosting 100 booths serving workers ahead of the Lunar New Year festival, with the site set to close on January 26.VOV