Welcoming Tet, the Year of Rat

08:52 | 16/01/2020
As Tet, the most important festival of the year for Vietnam, is just days away, the whole country is in a hustle to prepare to welcome the Year of the Rat, wishing for health, happiness, and good fortune.
welcoming tet the year of rat
Foreigners come to Vietnam's big cities to experience the festivities as the streets bloom with a million bright colours to celebrate Tet
welcoming tet the year of rat
welcoming tet the year of rat
The streets of the Old Quarter become more crowded as people come to take photos
welcoming tet the year of rat
Folk games and traditional activities on the street attract people to have fun and learn about the country's traditions
welcoming tet the year of rat
People shopping for ornaments to take home
welcoming tet the year of rat
Kumquat trees, the must-have decoration plant for most families
welcoming tet the year of rat
Radish is also popular this year, as its red colour is believed to bring good luck to the house
welcoming tet the year of rat
welcoming tet the year of rat
In addition to peach blossoms and apricot branches, grapefruit trees have also been in high demand in recent years
welcoming tet the year of rat
welcoming tet the year of rat
welcoming tet the year of rat
Colourful orchids are also a popular choice to decorate the house
welcoming tet the year of rat

By Tan Duong

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