Harvesting Dong leaves for delicious Tet holiday treats
As the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) is quickly approaching, residents of Trang Cat in Thanh Oai district, Hanoi, are in a hurry to collect Dong leaves, which are traditionally used to wrap a variety of food items, such as Chung cake (a type of glutinous square rice cake), during Tet.
On Saturday, thousands of residents and tourists flocked to the Dinh River in Khanh Hoa Province for a mesmerizing flower boat festival. The event showcased a stunning display of 28 beautifully decorated flower boats, creating a picturesque scene that captivated all onlookers. Additionally, the festival also included an exhilarating boat race that added an element of excitement and competitiveness to the day's festivities. The atmosphere was filled with joy and awe as spectators marveled at the intricate floral arrangements and cheered on the skilled participants in the race. It was a truly memorable occasion that brought together people from all walks of life to appreciate the beauty of nature and share in a delightful celebration.
Five ambassador wives from Armenia, Morocco, Indonesia, the United States, and the Czech Republic united to showcase their modeling skills at the inaugural event of Vietnam Ao Dai Week 2024, held in Hanoi on February 29th.
On February 29, at 6:30 am (Vietnam time), a commemorative gathering for Merle Ratner took place simultaneously in New York City (USA) and across over 100 virtual platforms around the globe. Among the participants joining the event remotely from Hanoi were Nguyen Ngoc Hung, Vice President of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organizations, and numerous individuals from the Vietnamese community.