27 May 2024
9 differences about Tet among Chinese-Vietnamese people 0

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Ho Chi Minh City Offering cooking oil, wearing cheongsam, and lion dancing are typical features of the Tet customs of Saigon Chinese people.

Concentrating in large numbers in the Cho Lon area (Districts 5, 6, 11 in Ho Chi Minh City), many Chinese families who have lived in Vietnam for three or four generations still keep traditional Tet customs from their homeland.

In the days leading up to Tet, shops selling costumes of unicorns, dragons, dragons, etc. in the Cho Lon area are bustling with customers buying wholesale and retail goods.

Concentrating in large numbers in the Cho Lon area (Districts 5, 6, 11 in Ho Chi Minh City), many Chinese families who have lived in Vietnam for three or four generations still keep traditional Tet customs from their homeland.

In the days leading up to Tet, shops selling costumes of unicorns, dragons, dragons, etc. in the Cho Lon area are bustling with customers buying wholesale and retail goods.

9 differences about Tet among Chinese-Vietnamese people

Currently, many families with Southerners and Chinese people living together in Ho Chi Minh City often offer `hybrid` offerings.

Currently, many families with Southerners and Chinese people living together in Ho Chi Minh City often offer `hybrid` offerings.

9 differences about Tet among Chinese-Vietnamese people

Chinese incense sticks are often large and long.

Chinese incense sticks are often large and long.

9 differences about Tet among Chinese-Vietnamese people

Fruits and incense bowls on the altar are often labeled with the word Phuc written on red paper.

While banh chung and banh tet are indispensable during Tet for Vietnamese people, people of Chinese descent display all kinds of cakes on the altar.

Fruits and incense bowls on the altar are often labeled with the word Phuc written on red paper.

While banh chung and banh tet are indispensable during Tet for Vietnamese people, people of Chinese descent display all kinds of cakes on the altar.

9 differences about Tet among Chinese-Vietnamese people

In particular, banh to has a Chinese name that sounds similar to `nien cao`, meaning the new year will be better than the old year.

In particular, banh to has a Chinese name that sounds similar to `nien cao`, meaning the new year will be better than the old year.

9 differences about Tet among Chinese-Vietnamese people

The fruit tray of Chinese people is different from the five-fruit tray of Vietnamese people in Ho Chi Minh City.

The fruit tray of Chinese people is different from the five-fruit tray of Vietnamese people in Ho Chi Minh City.

Their New Year offerings and meals include dishes with lucky meanings, often with homonyms based on the Chinese names of each dish.

Their New Year offerings and meals include dishes with lucky meanings, often with homonyms based on the Chinese names of each dish.

The custom of offering cooking oil when going to temples is a long-standing cultural feature maintained by people of Chinese descent to this day.

The custom of offering cooking oil when going to temples is a long-standing cultural feature maintained by people of Chinese descent to this day.

If Vietnamese people wear ao dai during Tet, Chinese people in Ho Chi Minh City often wear cheongsam.

If Vietnamese people wear ao dai during Tet, Chinese people in Ho Chi Minh City often wear cheongsam.

Tam Linh – Vinh Phung

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