Tet in Viet Nam - In Pictures
Photographs by Carl Cole
These lovely pictures show Vietnamese New Year decorations and celebrations in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Tet Decorations are Everywhere
Yellow-flowered trees in lobbies and homes, streets and sidewalks lined with rows of potted plants, trees strung with lights, and banners reading "Chuc Mung Nam Moi" (Happy New Year).
Happy New Year signs decorate Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during Tet
Tet Parades in Vietnam
For several days, dragon dance and unicorn dance parades spring up in the streets of Ho Chi Minh City.
Tet Fireworks in Vietnam
Fireworks have always been a big part of Tet celebrations. Although escalating personal injuries caused the government to outlaw private fireworks, there is still a tremendous official fireworks display in the Saigon district in downtown HCMC.