DTiNews shares photos from readers celebrating Tet all over the world. Submissions came from France, Portugal, England, USA, Russia, South Korea and Japan.
Celebrating in Portugal
According to Ninh Pham, a group of about 30 Vietnamese working and studying in Portugal celebrated Tet
This is Tet in Lille, the capital city of Nord Pas de Calais in France
According to Vu Thuy An, the weather was very cold and snowy but there were 40 Vietnamese in Lille who still gathered on Lunar New Year Eve. They were wrapping Chung Cake even though it’s not so easy to find and buy La dong and mould.
And this is Tet in Voronezh, Russia
This photo by Luu Quang Ngoc, a student of Voronezh Construction and Architecture
Tet in Leipzig and neighbouring areas in Germany. There were about 700 Vietnamese gathered in Leipzig on the 1st day of Tet (Feb 14)
Celebrating Tet at Imperial University in London is also an opportunity to introduce Vietnamese culture and raise charity money for home
Photo by Tang Khoa
On San Jose Road, California, USA, firecrackers remind Vietnamese of Tet back home
Students celebrate Tet at Kyungpook National University, Daegu City, South Korea
Despite celebrating Tet abroad, it also caused some homesickness
There were 50 overseas Vietnamese students in Japan gathered on the 1st day of Tet (Feb 14) in Nagano province, Japan to attend a New Year Party organised by Nagano-Vietnam Exchange Association.
Although far away from home, people celebrated Tet however they could, from food, to peach blossoms and Chung Cakes