In order to welcome the Lunar New Year – Year of the Dog, a wide variety of activities have been taken place at Furama Resort Danang before and during Tet holiday.
Taking place from January 29th until 31st 2019 (December 24th – 26th according to Lunar Calendar), the popular “Tet Village Market” which attract thousands of local as well as international guests each year was held at the Furama’s International Convention Palace and Furama’s garden as a joyous tribute to the Year of the Pig and provided a golden chance for family gatherings, especially for overseas Vietnamese who came back to the motherland for Tet holiday.
Over the course of this fun, a snapshot of Vietnamese rice-culture, bamboo plants, banana trees and especially food stalls was reconstituted for visitors to stop by and enjoy square and cylinder formed glutinous rice cakes together with hot tea.
A selection of Vietnamese gastronomic cuisine, highlighting Cao Lau noodles, Hanoi “Bun thang” noodles soup, Hoian “Cao Lau” noodles soup, Danang chicken rice, Saigon Spring Rolls, etc were introduced to the guests to discover the so-called Vietnamese quintessence.
Bamboo dragon flies, silk lanterns, bamboo flutes, and bonsai were be available for gifts and home decoration whilst the popular fortune telling as well as calligraphy booths attracted a significant number of visitors to foresee bad luck, welcome good luck and learn more on their own destiny.
In addition, the resort also kept the custom of giving lucky money and holding a lion dance performance to bring tourists cosiness, especially for those who celebrate Tet far away from home on the first day of the new year. Hundreds of colorful lanterns welcomed visitors in the lobby. A blooming yellow Apricot plant and red firecracker strips covered the space with warm colors. These simple decorated rituals have brought Vietnamese Lunar New year atmosphere to visitors around the world.