Reenactment of traditional rituals to welcome Lunar New Year (Tet) 2023


The Management Board of Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi's Old Quarter in coordination with the Vietnamese communal house club opened on January 8 a program to welcome the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2023 – the Year of the Cat.

Following the opening ceremony, procession begins from the heritage house at 87 Ma May Street

Before going to Kim Ngan temple, the procession goes through streets of Dao Duy Tu, O Quan Chuong, Hang Chieu, Hang Giay, Hang Buom and Hang Bac, etc

Offering incense at Kim Ngan Temple

Delegates and the organization board together erect Neu tree (a tall bamboo pole with red garment strips used to ward off evil spirits during the lunar New Year)

A traditional dance of Trieu Khuc village

Giving calligraphic letters for the Lunar New Year

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