Special exhibition introduces the history of Tet holiday – Visitors enjoy traditional and cultural experience

PUBLISHED Jan 28, 2022

Venue at National Archive I

National Archive I (5 Vu Pham Ham, Yen Hoa, Cau Giay, Ha Noi) in Cau Giay, Hanoi holds a special exhibition, Tet Xua that introduces the history of the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, generally called Tet holiday.

The exhibition started on January 14. The host is National Archive I and National Records Archives Bureau. They have this exhibition to recreate Vietnamese traditional Tet’s space through archives. Tet is the most important and traditional holiday. It means not only a transition from the previous to the new year but also reconfirming the nation’s spirit, custom, and credit.

There are three themes in the venue such as spring market, celebrating the new year, and Tet’s game. Also, they sell traditional food, Banh Chung and peach blossom. Besides, visitors can enjoy a live session that is taken by a calligrapher, and a workshop on Vietnamese traditional culture. In addition, more than 100 items of rare and interesting documents and pictures regarding the Tet holiday are displayed.

The director of the museum, Tran Thi Mai Huong says “We would like to offer trustable historical data source in order to study and preservation of Vietnamese traditional culture while discovering the beauty of old Tet holiday.”

Opening hour is from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. until March 15.

  • Live session of calligrapher = Exhibition at National Archive I that introduces the history of the Tet holiday

  • Displayed document and pictures = Exhibition at National Archive I that introduces the history of the Tet holiday