Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

The traditional Tet of the H’Mong ethnic minority people starts from November 30th of the lunar calendar, one month before the nation’s traditional lunar New Year festival. Like other ethnic groups, H’Mong ethnic minorities from Hoa Binh province welcome Tet jubilantly with a prayer for a prosperous and happy new year.

The traditional Tet of the H’Mong ethnic minority people starts from November 30th of the lunar calendar, one month before the nation’s traditional lunar New Year festival. Like other ethnic groups, H’Mong ethnic minorities from Hoa Binh province welcome Tet jubilantly with a prayer for a prosperous and happy new year.

Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

Before their Tet, H’Mong ethnic minority families often make round sticky rice cakes which are similar to sticky rice square cakes of the Kinh.

Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

Sticky rice which is used to make cakes is steamed in a big pot.

Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

Before Tet, houses are cleaned and tided up with a hope to eliminate all bad things to welcome good things in a new year.

Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

Families prepare altars which are only used during Tet.

Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

Sung A Nha brings newly made sticky rice cakes to the altar to worship his ancestors.

Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

Sung A Sua is being instructed how to decorate the altar by his father.

Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

H’Mong people bring a living chicken as an offering, bleeding it in front of the altar then taking its hairs on the chicken’s head and neck to paste on the paper on the wall.

Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

Children receive new clothes during Tet.

Tet of H’Mong ethnic group

A new year with hope of prosperity comes to Pa Co village.

Compiled by VNF ( Photos: Nhan dan newspaper )

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