New Year's Eve moments and Top meaningful activities on New Year's Eve


New Year's Eve is the moment of transition between the old year and the new year, the most sacred time New Year's Eve is a significant moment that marks the transition between the old and new year. It is considered to be the most sacred time of the year, according to folk beliefs. During this time, yin and yang blend, and heaven and earth harmonize, giving birth to new life.

New Year's Eve is an excellent opportunity for families to come together and bid farewell to the old year while welcoming the new year with open arms.

Meaning of New Year's Eve according to folk tradition in Vietnam

  • New Year's Eve is a time for setting new goals and dreams for the upcoming year. It is a time for everyone to start fresh with faith and hope for a better future year.
  • According to folk beliefs, this is the time when heaven and earth harmonize, yin and yang blend and everything glows with new life.
  • Hope for the future: New Year's Eve is a time for people to set goals and dreams for the new year. This is the time for everyone to start new with faith and hope for a better future.

New Year's Eve fireworks

  • New Year's Eve fireworks displays are a long-standing tradition in many countries, including Vietnam. These displays are characterized by crisp explosions and brilliant fireworks, symbolizing the start of a new year and bringing hope for a peaceful, prosperous, and happy new year. 



  • Create a joyful and bustling atmosphere to welcome the new year: The bright lights and booming sounds of fireworks create a bustling and vibrant atmosphere on New Year's Eve. The vibrant colors and explosive sounds of fireworks make for an unforgettable New Year's Eve.
  • Fireworks are a sign signaling the transition between the old year and the new year. The sound of firecrackers rang out as a welcome to the new year with many good hopes and dreams.
  • Save memorable moments: The image of brilliant fireworks displays in the sky on New Year's Eve is a beautiful and memorable memory in everyone's heart.

On New Year's Eve, there are many activities taking place to welcome a brilliant and complete new year. Join Phongnha Discovery to learn about traditional Vietnamese New Year's Eve activities.

Organize a cozy year-end dinner with your family.

The New Year's Eve meal is a sacred and valuable moment for every family member. It's not just a rustic meal, rather it's an opportunity for everyone to come together and reflect on the past year and look forward to a perfect new year. Let's share old stories and create new memories together." 


Watch the Tao Quan program 

The "Tao Quan" program has become an indispensable spiritual dish for every Vietnamese family on the occasion of Tet and spring. Not only is it highly entertaining, but "Tao Quan" also carries bold national culture, topicality as well as creativity and surprise, even if it's only 1 episode/year. 

Wear bright-colored clothes

It is believed that wearing brightly colored clothes brings luck, freshness, and fortune. People prefer brightly colored shirt gift sets, regardless of their simplicity or complexity, affordability or expensiveness. That is why people wear such clothes on New Year's Eve to welcome a bright new year.

Give and receive lucky money

On New Year's Eve, Vietnamese people have a custom of celebrating the new year and exchanging meaningful wishes. Giving lucky money during the Lunar New Year is a long-standing tradition that is preserved to this day. Whether it is Tet in the past or Tet today, this custom is always observed and has become an integral part of Vietnamese culture during the Tet and Spring seasons.



On the first day of the new year, it is traditional to exchange good wishes for luck, health, and success.

Burn incense for good fortune

Incense sticks are equally popular in traditional Vietnamese customs. Many families make them on New Year's Eve as they symbolize peace, prosperity, and wishes for a dream-like new year. These are meaningful New Year's Eve activities that you can participate in.

Wishing you a happy, prosperous, and successful new year!  hope this information proves useful for you.

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