Essay On Lunar New Year

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Tet: Vietnamese Lunar New Year The time comes and goes by fast as people grow old. Every year, many people around the world celebrate New Year's to say goodbye to the past year and welcome a new one passing by. Like any other culture around the world which celebrate their New Year, in Asia, Lunar New Year is the traditional holiday that people celebrate according to the moon’s calendar. Viet Nam is also one of the countries that celebrate Lunar New Year. However, before Vietnamese people left their home country, they learned and followed their own traditional lifestyle of Lunar New Year celebration. After the Viet Nam War, Vietnamese expatriated and left their homeland to a different country to find freedom, a better life, and a better community. At the same time, they did not forget to celebrate their traditional holiday, Lunar New Year in a foreign land, they hoped for freedom to come into their land and for happiness to their next generations. Tet, Lunar New Year is the day that reminds Vietnamese people of who they…show more content…
Although, they have collaborated with many cultures around the world, including the United States to celebrate New Year together and maintain their cultures as welcoming as they were. Because of the freedom, luck, and happiness, Vietnamese American people believe in religious faith, they come to church or temple every New Year Eve to wish for their needs to come true. They would ask for many different things that would fulfill their lives the next coming year. For example, China Town, in New York, Vietnamese American, and other cultures comes together in the same temple or church to, pick fortunes, to pray, and to wish for a smooth year. After that, they would gather up together and sing, surrounded by the traditional lion dances and burn fireworks to tell the world that a New Year has come
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