Soldiers on the island make Chung cake, a traditional food during the Tet holiday.
Gifts from the mainland, including food and essential utensils, help the islanders celebrate a warm and joyful Tet.
The soldiers on the island celebrate Tet early due to their duty to defend the country’s sea and islands.
Preparing Chung cake with ingredients from the mainland helps soldiers and islanders relieve homesickness during Tet.
Soldiers and residents on Song Tu Tay island have improved living conditions, including access to fresh water and wind power.
Colonel Nguyen Van Khuong, who is stationed on the island, writes letters to his wife and children during Tet.
Soldiers on duty on the island spend the Lunar New Year away from their families.
Art performances by soldiers create a festive Tet atmosphere on the island.