These peacekeepers from the Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 2 of Vietnam are hurrily wrapping chung cakes, decorating apricot and peach branches and rehearsing art performances.
PANO would like to introduce some images of the preparations.
|Hanging the national flag, an indispensable part of Tet celebrations in South Sudan|
|Without fresh peach blossoms, Vietnamese peacekeepers make their own peach branches to ensure a cozy spring in a place with scorching weather|
|An altar worshipping Late President Ho Chi Minh with a tray of fruits, including a green papaya planted by Vietnamese peacekeepers|
|Preparing banana leaves to wrap chung cakes because there are no phrynium leaves in Bentiu. Banana leaves were found and cut in Bentiu|
|Ingredients for a chung cake, including green bean, glutinous rice is brought from Vietnam. Meat is provided by the UN|
|Wrapping chung cakes in a distant country helps the peacekeepers feel closer to Tet in the homeland|
|A warm Tet with comrades around the pot of chung cakes|
|Tet atmosphere in Bentiu|
|First batch of chung cakes brings traditional Tet to Vietnamese peacekeepers|
Translated by Mai Huong
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