Chinese New Year Fireworks

Chinese New Year

Bust out some red duds, grab a lantern and toast the Chinese New Year in style.

Fireworks during Tet

Tet Vietnamese New Year

Tet is the common name for the Vietnamese New Year (Vietnamese: Tết Nguyên Đán). It is by far the country’s most important holiday, and is a bit like combining Christmas, New Year’s, and your birthday into one celebration. Like Chinese New Year, Tet takes place on the first day of the first month of the […]

Lantern Festival

China’s Lantern Festival

On the last day of Chinese New Year, the entire country lights up for the famed Lantern Festival. Learn all about this this luminous celebration.

Asia puckers up for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has spread across the globe and has found a happy home in Asia. Learn how Valentines Day is celebrated in this part of the world.

Mid-Autumn Festival in China

The Mid-Autumn Mooncake Festival

Better known by its more imaginative moniker of the Mooncake Festival for millions of Chinese across Asia the Mid-Autumn Festival is a big deal, second only to Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations.

Tet Trung Thu

Tet Trung Thu

In Vietnam the Mid-Autumn Festival, known as Tet Trung Thu in Vietnamese, is the country’s second most important holiday, after Tet, the Vietnamese New Year.