Lunar New Year at Bitexco Tower

LEVEL 50 – CAFÉ EON Year End Buffet Dinner at Cafe EON Café EON, at level 50 Bitexco Financial Tower, will launch a buffet dinner with nearly 40 fine Eastern and Western dishes. This festive buffet is available at VND1,050,000++ for adults and VND550,000++ for children, or VND1,450,000++ and VND690,000++ respectively in the VIP chamber. … Read more

Reset for Tet

As urbanization increases and more people are moving to the cities and abroad, some of the traditions are dying out Despite the broad-ranging changes that have occurred in Vietnamese society over the last quarter century, there’s a distinct air of reverence for the Tet festival that’s hard to miss if you happen to be here … Read more

An Illustrated Guide to Tet Superstitions

Along with Tet celebrations come a litany of superstitions that can either make the incoming year a success or a disaster. Here are some of the most common superstitions, playfully illustrated in a short animated film entitled 10 Things Not to Do in Lunar New Year by Tu Bui and Duc Tran. 1. Don’t sweep … Read more

No Horsing Around

When Vietnamese people talk about Tet, they generally mean Tet Nguyen Dan, which can be interpreted as “Feast of the First Morning” or “The Dawning Period” of a new lunar year. This year, Tet begins on January 31, 2014 (Gregorian calendar). According to the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of 12 animal signs, 2014 is the … Read more