Tet Holiday of Cham People

Tet Holiday of Cham People

Following are traditional Tet holiday customs of the Cham ethnic minority in Vietnam. Each Vietnamese ethnic group has its own festivals, customs, beliefs and cultural practice. The Tet festival of the Cham people lasts about half a month, during which time many exciting cultural and community activities take place.

Like other ethnic groups in Vietnam, the Cham ethnic people also celebrate their Tet sumptuously. They kill pigs, poultry and enjoy a variety of fruits and cakes. During the Lunar New Year Festival, the Cham ethnic group has no taboo so their friends and neighbors can share happiness with them easily.

During the Tet festival, the Cham ethnic people also organize games such as fan-dancing, gong-beating, singing, drinking and archery.

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