Readers across the country have shared their jubilant, cozy, or spontaneous moments from their Tết celebrations.
Following are the photos from the ongoing Spring and Me Photo Contest that have received the most votes.
The contest has been lauded by many amateur and professional photographers both in and outside the country.
Participants have the opportunity to win prizes worth VND44 million (roughly $2,100).
The annual contest, which is taking place on Tuổi Trẻ Online (tuoitre.vn) and Tuổi Trẻ Mobile (m.tuoitre.vn), will run until Feb 24.
The photo competition is part of the 10th edition of Tuổi Trẻ’s annual “Online with Vietnamese Tết” program, sponsored by Việt Nam Export Import Bank (Eximbank)..
A cute little girl
A cute little girl attended the celebration marking the 224th anniversary of the Ngọc Hồi – Đống Đa victory over the Chinese Qing invaders, which was held at Tây Sơn Museum in the central province of Bình Định on February 13 (January 4th on the lunar calendar).
Photo by Trần Quốc Vinh
A Dance of Water
A dance of water displayed at the annual flower show on Nguyễn Huệ Street.
During Tết, Vietnamese people often wish each other “tiền vô như nước” (May money flow in like water).
Photo by Nguyễn Thị Kim Phượng
Spring from hearts
Students volunteered to take care of physically disabled children at the Bình Thạnh orphanage in Bình Thạnh district, Hồ Chí Minh City just before Tết.
Photo by Lê Tuệ
A peaceful sleep
This photo was shot at a spring flower market in the Mekong Delta province of Trà Vinh on February 6 (December 28th on the lunar calendar).
Photo by Dương Ngọc Vân Khanh
A Belgian tourist shares her photos with children at Thanh Toàn Bridge in the central province of Thừa Thiên – Huế.
Photo by Nguyễn Xuân Hữu Tâm
Spring of harmony
Saigonese ask for calligraphy at the Youth Cultural House in Hồ Chí Minh City while wishing for a new year full of luck and prosperity.
Photo by Nguyễn Hoàng Ánh Minh
Happy as Tết
A man gives a satisfied smile after he bought a cherry tree branch on Hàng Lược Street in Hà Nội on February 1.
It would be used to do decorate his home to welcome Tết.
Photo by Tăng Ngô Linh Trang
Vietnamese people, including those from abroad, often gather to wish each other well and pay respect to the elderly and ancestors during Tết.
Photo by Nguyễn Văn Kỳ Nam
Chăm enjoy Tết
The Chăm, an ethnic group in Southeast Asia, often gather together to make bánh tét (Cylindric glutinous rice cake) during the holiday.
Photo by Huỳnh Ngọc Thạch