Diverse activities to celebrate Tet in Old Quarter of Hanoi
A wide range of festive and cultural activities are to be held in Hanoi’s Old Quarter in celebration of the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet), and the Communist Party of Vietnam’s 92nd founding anniversary from January 28 to February 15.
Various activities are planned to mark the occasion, including a Tet pole-raising ceremony, cultural exchanges, and a painting exhibition opened by a group of Hanoi artists at the Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center.
At Heritage House on No 87 Ma May street, an old Tet space of a Hanoi family will be fully recreated, while traditional music programmes are also scheduled to be held as part of the event.
Meanwhile, Hang Luoc Tet flower market will also be recreated near Phung Hung mural street where artisans and craftsmen introduce traditional handicraft products such as Dong Ho folk paintings, Hang Trong paintings, Kim Hoang paintings, and calligraphic works. The Tet flower market is expected to last until the end of January 31.
At the Hoan Kiem Lake Cultural Information Center, there will be an exhibition held as part of efforts to introduce installation art through works made from recycled materials. The exhibition will run until February 15.