Under the programme, visitors will have an opportunity to learn more about the cultural practices of Vietnamese people during Tet, their biggest traditional holiday of the year, by taking part in various activities, including making chung (square) cake, trying calligraphy, and making Dong Ho folk paintings.
A student tries her hand at making chung (square) cake.
They can also join exciting folk games of the Tay, Thai, San Chay, H’Mong and Dao ethnic groups, such as jumping, con (cloth ball) throwing, and walking on stilts.
The programme is held annually by the museum with each year dedicated to the culture and tradition of a specific locality or country.
The event has attracted great interest and enthusiast participation from city residents and visitors, particularly children.
Hue festival honours traditional crafts
The quintessence of Vietnamese traditional crafts will be honored during the Hue Traditional Craft Festival, which is scheduled to open in Hue city, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 26.
Craft villages busy preparing for Tet
(BGO) – In these days, the atmosphere in craft villages making fine arts furniture, incense and rice papers ... in Bac Giang province have become more bustling. This year, traditional handicraft products have drawn the interest of consumers and been sold at higher prices.
Craft villages shine in Hoi An’s Tet programme
Craft villages are at the centre of a series of lunar New Year (Tet) activities, which are taking place at the Hoi An Impression Theme Park in Hoi An city, a World Heritage site in the central province of Quang Nam, from January 11 to February 11.
Over 15,000 tonnes of citrus fruits for Tet market
(BGO) – According to the Division of Agriculture and Rural Development in Luc Ngan district, Bac Giang province, it is the peak harvest season of the sweet orange and pomelo serving to the Tet market.