“Will you spend Tet(New Year) with your family?” Everybody asks this question in late winter. All Vietnamese are thrilled by the advent of Tet because it brings hope for a successful year, and it is an opportunity for people encounter together after a busy year. Tet is an important holiday in Viet Nam. Viet Nam has many traditions and Tet is the popular tradition. When Tet’s coming, people who work far away go back to their homeland for a family reunion on New Year.
What's more, various decorations, new clothes and shoes for the children as well as gifts for the elderly, friends and relatives, are all on the shopping list. They are also busy with cleaning the indoors and outdoors as well as their clothes, bedclothes and all their appliances for that they believe they will sweep away all the bad luck in this way. Then people begin decorating their clean rooms with Spring Festival couplets and their front doors with pictures of the god of doors and wealth to ward off evil spirits and bring peace and prosperity to their family. On Spring Festival Eve, people gather all their family members for a luxurious meal. After the dinner, the whole families will chat, watch the spectacular fireworks and stay up to watch Spring Festival Eve party on TV.
When General Phan Tay Nhac passed away the Thi Cam's villager respected him as a village tutelary god. Every year, the villagers hold a festival to tribute him and his wife. The festival is celebrated on 8th first lunar month. It has been handed down through many generation as a fine traditional in spring and attracts many people both of local residents and visitors each year. The festival not only commemorates the village tutelary god but also shows love and respect to
Vietnamese New Year Vietnamese New Year, or Tet for short , is considered the biggest and the most important festival in Vietnam. Began on the first day of the first month in Lunar Calendar, Tet is the longest holiday and includes three periods, known as Tất Niên (Before New Year's Eve), Giao Thừa (New Year's Eve), and Tân Niên (the New Year). Tet is the occasion for Vietnamese to exprsee their respect for their ancestors as well as welcoming the new year with hopes and happiness. Before New Year's Eve, the general atmosphere leading up to Tết covers in everywhere. Vietnamese spend a few days cleaning their homes and decorating the house with spring flowers, cooking traditional Tết food and waiting for relatives to return home.
Cuban arroz con pollo Like Jhumpa Lahiris story of her father famous rice, (pulao), my mother Vivian aka mom, prepared arroz con pollo with love and brings the family together every Sunday. My mother Vivian lovely prepares her arroz con pollo. Every Saturday she goes to the supermarket to pick the fresh ingredients for her arroz con pollo. Every Sunday, my sisters and I are at my mother’s house very early in the morning. My mother starts by telling her daughters what to do.
In Guam however, we do Saturday barbeques. On this day all my aunts and uncles will come with their families to my grandma’s house. Everyone chips in and always comes with something in hand, like food or drinks. They will cook, clean, play sports and especially eat. The woman usually will be in the kitchen preparing the food and cleaning grandma’s house.
The first step is a betrothal ceremony in which the man’s family with betrothal presents such as areca nuts and betel leaves, tea, fruits, wines and other things covered with red papers come to the woman’s family to ask for a promise of marriage. The second step is wedding ceremony. In the morning, the groom’s family along with betrothal presents, which are similar to those from the betrothal ceremony, come to the bride’s home to receive her. At the bride’s home, after the trays of gift are given to the bride’s family, the groom and the bride meet each other. After that, the groom will bring the bride to his house in order to present her to his ancestor and relatives.
After each meal eaten, my niece and nephew are to clean their plates, rinse them in the sink, and load them into the dishwasher. 3. Generally picking up after themselves d. My niece and nephew will hang up their jackets, discard wrappers and bags from snacks into the trash can, and otherwise clean up any mess that they create. 4. Reward e. If all of the above criteria are met, without my having to tell them to complete those tasks, my niece and nephew will receive $25 each on Sunday afternoon.
I could grow so much, personal and professionally. During this internship program I had the same exam again, at the company my father works for, to value my English knowledge and my emotional side. After three months, on a cold Brazilian’s fall Sunday, I got home and when I opened the door I saw my entire family and my best friends in the living room. My father came to me with an envelope with my name written, but, when I saw that below my name was also written “U.S.A.” and, as in a high point of happiness, my first reaction was to scream and jump in my father’s arms. After my excitement, the “party” started.