After the drum is brought to Mieu Ong temple, all the villagers gather around the drum and wait for the shaman to carry out the ritual offering and ask the God for permission to lower the drum. First, the shaman invites the deity back to witness the village ritual. He then reports the achievements the village has made in the past year and asks the deity to bless the village in the new year. … [Read more...] about New Year celebrations of Giay ethnic people in Ha Giang province
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Besides, telecom operators are likely to continue to invest in upgrading their 4G networks and build 5G capabilities in a phased manner to help the operators manage their capex and ROI in a sustainable manner. Thus, Cisco is also committed to bringing the benefits of responsible, ethical, and long-term foreign investment. The company continues seeking to play an active and positive role in the country under the vision “change the way people live, play and learn”, especially in the ICT industry. … [Read more...] about 20-year anniversary of Cisco Vietnam: long journey with massive achievements
Despite the never-ending debate about maintaining or getting rid of the Lunar New Year or Tet festival in short, it remains one of the most anticipated celebrations of the year among Vietnamese and expats thanks to the beautiful traditional values, singular and meaningful rituals. … [Read more...] about What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?
"Asked for being absent from work yet?" Waiting at door, Mom asked when I was just about to walk inside. Familiar questions are repeated once a year, exactly one day before the Kitchen God ceremony. In the house, offerings, votive papers, and paper clothes had already prepared by my mother. Tomorrow morning, like dozens of years past, similar to the thing that thousands of other Hanoi families do before Tet, we will make the most special journey of the year: visit the graves of family’s ancestors and deceased people. … [Read more...] about Tet in a Hanoi family: Out with the old, in with the new
The CEO of a real estate consultantancy in HCMC’s Binh Chanh District, who did not wish to be named, said most real estate employees in 2020 took home the worst Tet bonuses in the past five years, with only around 20 percent of brokers in HCMC reporting positive business results. … [Read more...] about Austere Tet for real estate brokers as bonuses plummet