Countryside market during Tet holiday

NDO – The Tet atmosphere with the new spring season is coming all over the country. In the northern rural areas, the countryside markets for the occasion of Tet are often crowded and bustling. Everybody goes shopping together; more than anyone else, the children are extremely excited to follow their mothers to the traditional Tet market to buy gifts and new clothes and shoes.


In the middle of the technological age, with supermarkets, trade centers and online shopping booming, the countryside markets of Tet holiday have become more and more beautiful and casual. At the end of the year, the reporters of Thoi Nay (Present Day), a Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper publication, recorded some pictures at Mua Market in An Dong Commune, Quynh Phu District, Thai Binh Province.

Dong leaves – an indispensable item in the countryside market on Tet holiday.

Shopping around the Tet market.

Conical hats are still popular with women in the countryside.

Daily household items being also sold at the Tet market.