Yellow apricot trees flood Hanoi flower market
2/9/2018 4:42:23 PM (GMT+7)
Yellow apricot trees are more expensive this year, said local traders at Van Phuc flower market in Ha Dong district, Hanoi.

Hanoi Old Quarter a hive of activity as Tet draws near
2/8/2018 9:04:00 AM (GMT+7)
The streets are brimming with busy people as they flock to local shops in Hanoi’s Old Quarter to prepare for the most important traditional festival of the year – the Lunar New Year (Tet).

Shops and stalls abuzz with trade for Kitchen God Day
2/7/2018 6:11:56 PM (GMT+7)
The market for votive offerings in Hanoi is filled with the hustle and bustle of quick commerce as Kitchen God Day (on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year) nears.

Yellow apricot blossoms beautify Hue imperial city
2/7/2018 6:03:16 PM (GMT+7)
Hue imperial city seems to be more beautiful with yellow apricot blossoms.

Hanoians release carp to celebrate Kitchen Gods Day
2/7/2018 5:19:05 PM (GMT+7)
Many local people in Hanoi visited the lakes and rivers of the capital city on February 7 to release carp as a celebration of the Kitchen Gods Day (23rd Lunar December).

Traditional village makes about 468,600 Chung cakes before Tet
2/7/2018 10:31:38 AM (GMT+7)
Tranh Khuc village in Hanoi’s Thanh Tri district is estimated to make about 468,600 banh chung (square glutinous rice cake) ahead of the 2018 Lunar New Year.

Traders flood So Thuong fish market as Kitchen God Day nears
2/6/2018 5:34:24 PM (GMT+7)
Hanoi’s largest fish market So Thuong was bustling with custom on February 5 as people are busy preparing for Ong Cong – Ong Tao (the Land Genie and the Kitchen Gods Day), which falls on 23rd of the last month of the Lunar New Year.

Tay Tuu flower village springs into life for Tet
2/5/2018 4:37:08 PM (GMT+7)
The bright and thriving flowers of Tay Tuu village on the outskirts of Hanoi include daisies, roses, and gerberas all vying with each other in a colourful display of spring vitality as the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018 nears.

Artisan imbues southern culture with water puppetry
2/3/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Phung Quang Oanh left Hanoi for HCM City in 2007, bringing along his puppets and a strong desire to introduce water puppetry – one of the most popular northern cultural feature –to southern residents.

Cua Van fishing village an attractive destination in Ha Long Bay
2/2/2018 3:05:49 PM (GMT+7)
Cua Van, a small fishing village in Quang Ninh, has been recognised as one of the world’s 16 most picturesque villages by travel blog

Hanoians rush to buy up peach branches on 15th day of lunar month
2/1/2018 5:48:42 PM (GMT+7)
Many Hanoians are scurrying about as they buy up pink blossomed peach branches to decorate their houses in preparation for the fifteenth day of the lunar month ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year festival (Tet).

Snow covers northern mountainous areas
2/1/2018 11:34:03 AM (GMT+7)
Low temperature along with drizzle and high humidity caused snowfall in many mountainous areas in the north such as O Quy Ho (Lao Cai), Cao Ma (Ha Giang), and Mau Son (Lang Son).


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