Vietnamese lunar new year festival (Tet holiday part 2)

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VIETNAMESE LUNAR NEWYEAR FESTIVAL
VIETNAMESE LUNAR NEWYEAR FESTIVAL

Following the traditional New Year traditions of the previous part, let’s discover whether the traditional Tet in Vietnam also has something special under the following post:

7 – New Year’s Eve

New year offerings often have to do two ceremonies, an indoor ceremony, and an outdoor ceremony. The reason for the Vietnamese people to make an overhaul ceremony for the belief that: One year begins, it must have ended. The meaning of the ceremony is also: remove all the old resentments, welcome the new year to fortune and good things.

New Year's Eve offerings are not very hearty, with the meaning of seeing the old year welcome the new year.
New Year’s Eve offerings are not very hearty, with the meaning of seeing the old year welcome the new year.

8 – Buds picking

After worshiping the new year, Vietnamese people will choose a good time to depart and to pick buds, with the wish that a new year will always be lucky and full, to bring home fortune.

Buds Picking on New year.
Buds Picking on New year.

9 – Going to the temple ceremony at the beginning of the year

Going to the temple ceremony at the beginning of the year is not simple to wish but it is also a time for people to find their spiritual place after hard-working days, looking for peace, getting rid of the sadness of the old year.

People who go to the temple must dress properly, in accordance with the sanctuary.
People who go to the temple must dress properly, in accordance with the sanctuary.

10 – To first foot

Vietnamese people believe that the first caller will decide on a happy, prosperous or unlucky year. Therefore, they often invite people with good fortune, with age to the landlord to come to the ground. The landlord must dress neatly, then have to go all the way around the house in the hope that luck will always flood the house owner.

The person who came to the land had to go all the way around the house with the desire to blessed.
The person who came to the land had to go all the way around the house with the desire to blessed.

11 – Exchange New years wishes

It can be said that New years wishes Exchange is a very unique and indispensable culture on Tet holiday. When we go to the New Year, everyone wears beautiful clothes, often choosing red with a meaning of luck, and bringing gifts to celebrate with the owner.

The family gathered to celebrate each other on Tet Holiday.
The family gathered to celebrate each other on Tet Holiday.

12 – Exchange lucky money

On Tet holiday, Vietnamese people often give lucky money to children with the wish that they will be happy and good at studying. Red envelopes also symbolize luck and happiness.

After the New Year’s day, the New Year’s custom is not a form, but they promote the beauty of the soul, the beauty of the cultural origin of the Vietnamese people.

Red envelopes symbolize prosperity and luck.
Red envelopes symbolize prosperity and luck.

Although far away, every day, people try to return to their homeland with their families. No matter how many years go by, the Vietnamese people still do not forget the source, each day contributes to building and maintaining a beautiful traditional culture.

If you have fallen in love with Vietnamese culture, then Tet Nguyen Dan – Vietnamese Lunar New year Holiday is such a good time to know more about Vietnams traditions.

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