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Saturday, April 17, 2021
Tags: Lunar new year
CPI in February highest in 8 years CPI in February highest in 8 years
Vietnam’s consumer price index in February was up 1.52 percent over the previous month and 0.7 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office.
NA Standing Committee convenes 53rd session NA Standing Committee convenes 53rd session
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan chaired the 53rd session of the 14th NA Standing Committee which opened in Hanoi on the afternoon of February 22.
Spring festivals of ethnic minority groups Spring festivals of ethnic minority groups
Spring is considered the season of festivals for ethnic minority people. Each ethnic group has its own festivals characterizing its customs, beliefs and farming practice. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum introduces some typical spring festivals across the country.
The Tet in Vietnam The Tet in Vietnam
Spring in Vietnam begins with the traditional Tet which has been for thousands of years now celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Lunar Year, the ancient agricultural calendar observed by most Asian countries.
The five-fruit tray at Tet The five-fruit tray at Tet
Like most other nations in Asia, the Vietnamese welcome the New Year according to the lunar calendar. Tet Nguyen Dan (the lunar New Year Day) has long become a great festival of the national community in Vietnam. The buying of votive offerings and the decoration of ancestral altars during the traditional New Year days are closely connected with the rituals of worship practiced by the Vietnamese towards their ancestors.
Village festival features Dao cultural values Village festival features Dao cultural values
The Dao, a small iTay-Thai language group living in the northern mountainous part of the country, celebrate their village festival five times a year. The Dao’s village festival, devoted to the rulers of heaven and earth, Ban Vuong (the forefather of the Dao) and the village’s tutelary god, seeks their support for peace and prosperity for the village. 
Worship customs of the Dao Do Worship customs of the Dao Do
Ta Thi Tam, M.A. Institute of Anthropology Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences The worship of gods and goddesses, tutelary deities, and family ancestors plays a very important role in the spiritual life of the Dao Do (Red Dao), one of the Dao’s seven subgroups living mostly in the northern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai, Lai Chau and Cao Bang.
PM asks for greater effort to ensure a warm Tet for all PM asks for greater effort to ensure a warm Tet for all
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries, sectors, and localities to focus on providing a warm Lunar New Year holiday to all while implementing measures to prevent and control COVID-19 at the same time.
13th Party Central Committee makes debut 13th Party Central Committee makes debut
The 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV) ended on a high note at the National Convention Center in Hanoi on Monday.
Life and customs of Lo Lo ethnic group Life and customs of Lo Lo ethnic group
The Lo Lo, a Tibeto-Burmese language group, is also called O Man, Lu Loc Man, La La, Qua La, Di Nhan, Di Gia or Lac To. The group’s official name Lo Lo has been used in Vietnam since 1979. The Lo Lo group is divided into two sub-groups, namely Lo Lo Hoa and Lo Hoa Den. Today, almost all Lo Lo people reside in upland districts of Ha Giang, Cao Bang and Lai Chau border provinces.

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