Southern locals welcome a peaceful and traditional Tet

Southern locals welcome a peaceful and traditional Tet

NDO – The southern region, at over 300 years of age, is still a relatively young land, but is home to an imposing cultural treasure with precious indigenous values, including its celebrations for the Lunar New Year (Tet). (Feb 17, 2018)

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