• Short Summary

    IN SOUTH VIETNAM, THE TET FESTIVAL WHICH WELCOMES THE NEW YEAR IS THE BIG HOLIDAY OF THE YEAR.

  • Description

    IN SOUTH VIETNAM, THE TET FESTIVAL WHICH WELCOMES THE NEW YEAR IS THE BIG HOLIDAY OF THE YEAR. TET IS THE NEW YEAR ACCORDING TO THE LUNAR CALENDER FOLLOWED BY BUDDHISTS. NEW YEAR'S DAY THIS YEAR WAS JANUARY 25, THE FIRST DAY OF THE YEAR OF THE CAT.

    VIETNAMESE PEOPLE PREPARE FOR THE FESTIVAL FOR A MONTH OR MORE, REPAINTING THEIR HOUSES, CLEANING ALTARS, MAKING NEW CLOTHES AND LAYING IN FOOD AND FLOWERS FOR THE THREE DAYS OF THE FESTIVAL WHEN ALL SHOPS ARE SHUT.

    A POPULAR DECORATION IS THE ENCHANTING POEM INSCRIBED ON A SCROLL, AND TELLING OF THE NEW YEAR OR THE SPRING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4465CFPV9V8HKCPVV4U56K4VA
    Media URN:
    VLVA4465CFPV9V8HKCPVV4U56K4VA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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