The Lunar New Year is the most important Vietnamese holiday, along with the Chinese New Year culture. of East Asian countries. Before Tet, there are other days to prepare, such as “Tet” (23rd lunar month) and “Sunday” (29th or 30th lunar month).
Because of the Lunar New Year, Vietnamese Tet Lunar New Year (also known as Tet Lunar New Year). Due to the three-year rule of the lunar month of the lunar calendar, the first day of the year of the Lunar New Year is never before 21 January and after 19 February the lunar calendar usually falls between late January and mid-February. Calendar. The annual Lunar New Year usually lasts about 7 to 8 days at the end of the last year and 7 days at the beginning of the new year (23 December to the end of 7 January).
Every year, Tet is celebrated on the first day of January in Vietnam and in some other countries with Vietnamese communities. During the New Year, families reunite together, visit relatives, celebrate the age and worship ancestors … According to customary, New Year often have taboos.
– Lunar New Year is the largest and oldest traditional holiday, the most popular and the most bustling, the most bustling holiday of the whole nation.
Lunar New Year is the midpoint between the old and the new year; Between a working cycle of heaven and earth, plants and trees. Lunar New Year is the most sacred, noble and most important moment for Vietnamese people. It contains the concept of life as well as the customs and beliefs bearing bold national culture both deep and unique, reflecting the spirit of harmony between human nature and heaven and earth. The word “raw” means to start, the word “dan” means morning. “Yuan” is the beginning of the new year.
About the human significance of the Lunar New Year, it is the family’s New Year. As a sacred and sustainable habit, every year of the New Year, wherever you are, including expatriates who still wish to be reunited under the family home, prayed under the altar of ancestors, look back. The house where we cry is born. It is not only the concept of returning home, but behind it is a process of pilgrimage to the source, where buried vegetables cut umbilical.
Before Tet, there are other days to prepare, such as “Tet” (23rd lunar month) and “Sunday” (29th or 30th lunar month).
As the Lunar New Year is the moon’s lunar calendar, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year is much lighter than New Year’s Day (also referred to as New Year’s Day). Due to the three-year rule of lunar month of the lunar calendar, the first day of the year of the Lunar New Year is never before 21 January and after 19 February the lunar calendar usually falls between late January and mid-February. Calendar. The annual Lunar New Year usually lasts about 7 to 8 days at the end of the last year and 7 days at the beginning of the new year (23 December to the end of 7 January).
During the 3 days of Tet, 3 big meetings are held at one house. The first is the “meeting” of the gods: the first teacher or professional – the first to teach his family is doing; The land of the gods keeps the land where they live and the God of the gods considers the cooking of everyone in the house. The second is the “meet” ancestors, grandparents … the dead. People’s views on the soul of the dead also returned to the children on the occasion of Tet. The third is the meeting of the people in the house.
Before and after the Lunar New Year, Vietnamese people have a variety of customs, depending on the locality. Here are some main customs.
Mr. Cong is the god of land management. The apple is the god of the kitchen, or Apple, including two, a grandmother. The ceremony was held on December 23. On this day, Mr. Cong was worshiped at the main altar
Drop the fish to pay for Mr. Cong, apple in the sky
After seeing the apple in the sky, people began to clean their houses, prepare their ancestors, hang paintings, bilingual sentences and flowers in places prepared for the New Year.
* Youth Day
Each year means completing one year’s work. By the afternoon of the 30th, families prepare a tray of rice for their ancestors.
On the altar of the ancestors of all families, in addition to the remaining cake be missing fruit tray. Fruit Trays in the North include bananas, grapefruit, orange (or mandarin), persimmon, lavender. In the south, five fruits are coconut, custard apple, papaya, green mango, pineapple or other fruit. The fruit in the sky, symbolizes the idea of human desire for abundance.
Along with the paintings (folk paintings, bilingual sentences), fruit is a noble spirit of the Vietnamese people in the early days of spring. In the north there are peach blossoms, apricots in the south, peach blossoms, apricots symbolizing the spring of blooming of all Vietnamese families. In addition to the branches, peach blossom peach tomorrow, we also “play” more trees to wipe yellow flowers, put in the living room as a symbol of fullness, luck, happiness …
According to custom, at the end of each year, each person must arrange debt payment, eliminate friction in the old year to the new year agreement.
The New Era is the divine moment of the year. At the time of surrender, the family celebrated Uncle Ho. Uncle Ho is a lucky event of the old year and the good things of the New Year. This is a personal encounter with the gods in the house, with their ancestors, grandparents, dead relatives, and also the encounter between humans and paradise at the time of space transfer. rhyme.
On New Year’s Eve, on the altar fragrant aroma, shimmering candles, glass hands in front of the altar.
Folk culture formed the people living in heaven – Earth. There is also the headquarters of the Royal Court in Heaven. Every year, until the New Year’s Eve, the Heavenly family replaces all the officers in charge of work in the world, so every family has a tray of Heaven supplies, old people see, Hope for a peaceful year, rain and peaceful wind.