The present Doodle praises the main day of the principal month of the lunar schedule—authoritatively beginning the Year of the Ox! Vietnamese New Year, Tết Nguyên Đán (Tết for short), denotes an opportunity to respect predecessors and anticipate success in the year ahead.
This Lunar New Year points the authority progress out of the Year of the Rat–accepted to be one of consistent change–and into the Year of the Ox, which is generally connected with things moving at an all the more gradual speed. The bull is the second creature of the Vietnamese zodiac and represents difficult work, energy, and fruitful reap.
All through Vietnam and around the planet, the lunar new year is energetically invited with customary nourishments, for example, bánh chưng, bánh tét, and mứt (sugar coated organic products). Close by unique dinners, numerous Vietnamese embellish the outside of their homes as an approach to invite the new year, such as purchasing a cây đào (cherry bloom tree), cây mai (apricot bloom tree), or cây quất (kumquat tree) to represent the expectation of ripeness and productivity in the coming year.
So require this year by the horns—here’s to this next lunar cycle being pretty much as solid as a bull!