NDO - There was as light chill to the air as rain drizzled down in the early morning of the first day of Lunar New Year. On some of the deserted streets around Hanoi, a few people ventured out for a stroll to enjoy the peaceful and pleasant atmosphere.
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NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited and extended his Lunar New Year (Tet) greetings to the armed forces and people of the central coastal city of Da Nang on February 16, the first day of the Year of the Dog.
NDO – A delegation of Hanoi officials, led by Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai, offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh at House No. 67 in the Presidential Palace complex in Hanoi on February 16, the first day of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
NDO - A new spring has arrived to every corner in Vietnam, bringing about gaiety and hope for a new year with new opportunities, new spirit, and new motivation. That confidence, spirit, and motivation have materialised as a result of the achievements and positive results of more than 30 years of Doi Moi (reform) process, as well as the efforts made by the whole Party, people, and army to overcome the numerous difficulties and challenges in the past years.
NDO – The success of hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in 2017 is the focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy in the past year. The event impressedupon many international friends the image of a beautiful, peaceful, dynamic, and hospitable Vietnam and elevated the international status of the host country with positive contributions for the development of Asia-Pacific in particular and the world in general.
NDO - On the occasion of the 2018 Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong granted Nhan Dan Newspaper an interview. The Party chief sent his best wishes to the entire Party and people with a strong political determination to build a truly clean and strong Party in a political, organisational, and ethical manner that is able to lead the country to develop quickly and sustainably, thereby deserving the respect and love of the people.
NDO/VNA – General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong visited and extended Lunar New Year (Tet) greetings to Hanoi’s Party Committee, authorities and people on the night of February 15 (the last day of the last lunar month).
NDO/VNA – President Tran Dai Quang talked with and extended Lunar New Year (Tet) greetings to officers and soldiers of 10 units under the Signal Arm, Dam Thuy Border Guard Post in Trung Khanh district, northern Cao Bang province, and Song Tu Tay island of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the central province of Khanh Hoa, via a live TV programme on February 15 night.
NDO - The age-old tradition of erecting a bamboo pole, known as cay neu, to celebrate the Lunar New Year has virtually gone, but recently the custom was revived in a village on the outskirts of Hanoi, bringing back memories of Tet in days bygone.
NDO – As many as 50 talented circus performers from Russia, the US, Ukraine and Mongolia, along with domestic ones, will gather at the first international circus gala in Vietnam during the Lunar New Year (Tet).
NDO – Hanoians have flocked to Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) on the occasion of each Lunar New Year (Tet) to look for calligraphy works in hope of bringing happiness, success, wealth and health in the new year.
NDO – In the Vietnamese performing arts scene in 2017, there is no denying the artistic effort of many artists. Particularly in the field of music and cinema, there are a number of young faces who made their art hallmark.
NDO – For those lucky enough to see in the lunar New Year at Hanoi’s ancient Temple of Literature, at midnight on New Year’s Eve there is an unforgettable experience as it is a unique time when the past and the future exist at once in the present for a fleeting moment.