The Man in the Moon

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On the 15th Day of the eighth lunar month in China, Korea and Vietnam the middleautumn-festival is celebrated. In Vietnam, the festival is called Tết Trung Thu. It has its origins about 3,000 years ago and is associated with the legend of the farmers Thằng Cuội, which is told in countless different versions. One of […]
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Tết Tân Mão – The first day of the year

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Tết Nguyên Đán is mainly a family event. As usual on Tet we celebrated the New Year’s Day within the family circle yesterday. The normally vibrant and bustling Hanoi, a city that actually never sleeps, seemed to be dead. Many of the residents spent the holidays with their relatives on the country side. Best regards […]
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A Honda for the Ancestors

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Tomorrow is the first full moon in the Year of the Tiger. On the 15th day of the first lunar month, traditionally the New Year’s celebrations come to an end. Once again, lots of people will gather in temples and pagodas to pray for a happy and successful year. This day people also commemorate their […]
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