Mr. Lo Quang Sai from Tat Nga commune said the magic drum can be lowered from Mieu Ba temple once a year. The Giay people believe that the drum helps them to carry their prayers to their ancestors: “The loud sound of the drum is believed to bring a new year of health, prosperity and luck. Every spring, children and adults are all excited at the ritual to lower the drum. Everyone tries to strike the drum for good luck”. … [Read more...] about New Year celebrations of Giay ethnic people in Ha Giang province
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Accompanying Vietnam’s digital transformation According to forecasts by Cisco, digital transformation and the application of new technology of the Fourth Industrial Revolution into business and production are a hot topic and Vietnamese companies are aware that the advent of Industry 4.0 will negate certain advantages in the coming years. It has been so great that a certain number of Vietnamese enterprises have perceived that the rollout of 5G services will play a key role in accelerating the digitalisation of businesses and bring substantial benefits. … [Read more...] about 20-year anniversary of Cisco Vietnam: long journey with massive achievements
– The Embassy of Vietnam in Russia on January 23 held a celebration of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) for its staff and overseas Vietnamese who are living, working and studying in Moscow and other Russian localities.Vietnam-Russia and Russia-Vietnam Friendship Year 2019-2020, including the visits to Russia by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. … [Read more...] about OVs in Russia celebrate traditional Lunar New Year
After the heavy duty of house cleaning is well done, one of the most joyful parts of Tet is coming: shopping for Tet. For me, Tet markets are always a feast for senses. Mom and three sisters of us get there very early in the morning to buy the best and freshest food and other produce. Essential purchases include sticky rice to make banh chung (a squared sticky rice cake stuffed with mung beans and pork), pork, beef, a rooster and flowers. A blossoming peach branch or tree, or a kumquat tree full of fruits, is traditionally chosen to decorate house by Hanoians during Tet, as they are symbols of prosperity in the new year to come. Dad usually bought a branch of blossoming peach or a small tree of kumquat randomly for each year; or he would buy both if he had enough money. … [Read more...] about Tet in a Hanoi family: Out with the old, in with the new
Around two weeks before the celebration, streets in big cities such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or Danang become a hustle and bustle of colorful activities. Every one is busy doing something relating to Tet. Some rush to complete their work before the year-end deadlines, others hurry to wrap things up before coming back to their home towns. … [Read more...] about What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?