What parents should bring to Vietnamese?

What do parents get for Vietnamese New Year?

While clothes, scarfs and sticky rice square cakes are still the traditionally meaningful gifts that parents and the elderly often receive from children; there are many modern products that can be used as gifts also.

What should I bring to a Vietnamese New Years party?

Gift-exchanging

The popular presents are cookies, chocolates, fruit baskets, wine, soft drinks or other kinds of treats. Usually, people can buy a pack of gifts in the shops which includes many different kinds of food. If you have a Vietnamese business partner, take this opportunity to enhance the relationships.

What do Vietnamese kids call their parents?

Traditionally, fathers were at the top of the Vietnamese family hierarchy so children usually called them “Thầy” or “Cậu” to show the utmost respect. Nowadays, “Bố” and “Ba” are the two most common words for father using everywhere in Vietnam.

What traditions do Vietnamese have?

Besides folk religion, religion in Vietnam has historically been a mix of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism, known in Vietnamese as the Tam Giáo (“the three religions”). Catholicism is also practiced in modern Vietnam. Ancestor worship and filial piety is commonly practised amongst the older generation of Vietnamese.

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Do Vietnamese like chocolate?

Chocolates, Puff Snacks, and Ice Creams are popular for both males and females. Especially Chocolates seem to be the most popular sweets for them. So Chocolates may be your first choice as gifts for Vietnamese people.

What do you say to your parents on Tet?

If those are too hard, at least say the most basic greeting: “Chúc mừng năm mới” (Happy new year). During Tet, children are given some lucky money. Therefore, prepare some red envelopes, of course with money inside, when you are invited to visit a Vietnamese family.

What do Vietnamese do for New Years?

The New Year”s Day – Tet

On this day, children will receive red envelopes with money from their older relatives. New Year”s Day is celebrated with people in the streets making loud noises, using firecrackers, drums, bells, and gongs to ward off evil spirits. There is also a parade that takes place on this day.

What President visited Vietnam?

Table of visits

President Dates Countries
Barack Obama November 20–22, 2015 Malaysia
May 22–25, 2016 Vietnam
September 6–8, 2016 Laos
Donald Trump November 10–12, 2017 Vietnam