The most important Vietnamese holiday is Tet, often described as Christmas, Thanksgiving, and the Fourth of July rolled into
one. Tet is the annual turning of the lunar year and the start of spring. At Tet, the whole country, household by household,
tidies up, pays off debts, buys new clothes, prepares special rice cakes, and gets ready for the family reunions that follow
the displays of fireworks.
Clifford, Geoffrey, Photographer
Balaban, John, 1943-, Collaborator
Vietnam. Pictorial works.
Vietnam--Social life and customs. Pictorial works
Caption text by John Balaban
Originally donated to the South/Southeast Asia Library, and transferred to The Bancroft Library.
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