Warm Tet of Overseas Vietnamese in homeland

The expatriates from many countries returned the homeland to welcome the Lunar New Year of the Goat in Ho Chi Minh city.

The expatriates from many countries returned the homeland to welcome the Lunar New Year of the Goat in Ho Chi Minh city.

Over the past four years, Ms. Duong My Hue and her friends have jointed hands to organize “Homeland Tet” for overseas Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh city in her garden house in District 2. “The first year had about 90 participants but now more than 300 people are here at this Lunar New Year Festival,” said Ms. Hue.

The house is decorated in the style of southern countryside with a cyclo, thatched hut, bamboo furniture and popular snacks for festival days, scholars’ street, artisans making “to he” (children’s toys) and folk games.

Participating in traditional costume, Mr. Nguyen Tat Cuong and his wife Nguyen Thi Nhung (overseas Vietnamese in France for 40-50 years), said that "The first thing when arriving in Vietnam means going to Ben Thanh market for purchasing for Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) to attend the “Homeland Tet”.

Warm Tet of Overseas Vietnamese in homeland

A group of overseas Vietnamese from the US, Canada and France attending the “Homeland Tet” on February 15th.

Warm Tet of Overseas Vietnamese in homeland

Overseas Vietnamese cooking “Tet” cake

Warm Tet of Overseas Vietnamese in homeland

A corner of the Scholars’ street

Warm Tet of Overseas Vietnamese in homeland

Ms. Lan Dai, an overseas Vietnamese from France, introduces “To he” (a folk game of Vietnamese children) to her paternal grandchildren.

Warm Tet of Overseas Vietnamese in homeland

Item "Kitchen god" opening the art performance at the “Homeland Tet”

Warm Tet of Overseas Vietnamese in homeland

Businessman Tuan Son, his wife Ai Quynh and their friends spent two months practicing the item “Tet across the country”

Warm Tet of Overseas Vietnamese in homeland

Overseas Vietnamese women singing songs about spring

Warm Tet of Overseas Vietnamese in homeland

Ms. Duong My Hue, organizer of the program “Homeland Tet” with “Tet” cakes, which are gifts for the participants.

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