Thousands of tourists from all over the world have flocked to Hoi An to experience the unique cultural beauty of the old town during the Lunar New Year, which has just been recognized as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage.
On the evening of February 4, thousands of tourists from all over the world continued to flock to Hoi An (Quang Nam) to celebrate the Lunar New Year, release lanterns on the night of January 14, and pray for good things.
Tet Nguyen Tieu (Tet Thuong Nguyen) is held on the full moon day of January every year, and is one of the important festivals dating back to Hoi An’s long-standing community. This is both an opportunity to pay respects to the ancestors, and to pray for a peaceful and prosperous new year; has just been considered as the “Four blessings of Heaven”, the day when the mandarins of the heavens bless all living beings in the world.
As noted, right from this afternoon, all over the streets, the flow of people flocked to the Old Quarter to travel to Xuan and experience the Nguyen Tieu Festival.
This year, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism has just decided to put “Traditional festivals, social practices and beliefs of the Lunar New Year in Hoi An” into the list of National Intangible Cultural Heritage. .
Many international tourists come to Hoi An to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
Tourists crowded together to take pictures of Hoi An ancient town during the Lunar New Year.
Visitors wait in long queues for their turn to take a boat to drop black flowers on the Hoai River to pray for peace and luck on the first full moon day of 2023.
The boat service to drop flowers on Hoai River, operating at full capacity, still could not serve tourists.
Lanterns are the most attractive item in Hoi An ancient town on this occasion.
A family of foreign tourists enjoys dropping flower lanterns on the Hoai River.
The Lunar New Year has typical cultural values and has its own characteristics compared to many places in Vietnam and Asia because it is formed on the basis of Vietnam’s indigenous cultural traditions and exchanges. culture change
Visitors crowding to drop lanterns to pray for luck at Hoai River makes this poetic river even more brilliant and sparkling.
The singing and singing activity in the old town attracts many people and tourists excitedly participating.
Lantern Street is the place that attracts the most visitors to check-in.
The first time visiting Hoi An ancient town was lucky on the occasion of the Lunar New Year, Hilary (British tourist) excitedly shared: “The first time we visited this beautiful old town with her husband, we felt so real. lucky and happy to be in the middle of a crowded stream of people dropping lanterns to pray for world peace on a poetic river.”
A couple of Vietnamese brides and foreign grooms take advantage of their wedding photos during the Lunar New Year in Hoi An.
Restaurants selling food and drinks in Hoi An on this occasion are also operating at full capacity.
Many tourists come to the Cantonese Assembly Hall (Hoi An) to pray for peace and luck during the Lunar New Year.
The Lunar New Year has become a cultural tourism product, an opportunity to promote local cultural products to friends around the world. In recent years, the Lunar New Year festival has attracted many domestic and foreign tourists to participate, bringing cultural and economic benefits to the local community.
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