Tet, the Vietnamese celebration of the Lunar New Year, is one of my favorite holidays of the year (second only to Christmas). Tet this year falls on Thursday, February 3. For Vietnamese, 2011 is the year of the cat (other countries that also observe the lunar calendar, like China, Japan, and Thailand among others, observe 2011 as the year of the rabbit.) Vietnamese communities around the world are kicking off the celebration with festivals, pageants, and more. Below is a listing of Tet festivals across the U.S. and other community events in January and February.
2011 Tet Festivals:
January 25 @ 7PM@ Los Angeles Central Library’s Mark Taper Auditorium 630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
By OneVietnam Network
January 28 @ 5:30PM@ SINO Restaurant & Lounge 377 Santana Row San Jose, CA 95128
If you know of any other public Tet or community events going on, leave it in the comments or send us the information so that we can share it with everyone.