OVs in Russia celebrate traditional Lunar New Year hinh anh 1Participants join to make “chung” cakes (Photo: VNA)

– The Embassy of Vietnam in Russia on January 23 held a celebration of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) for its staff and overseas Vietnamese who are living, working and studying in Moscow and other Russian localities.Vietnam-Russia and Russia-Vietnam Friendship Year 2019-2020, including the visits to Russia by Prime Minister  Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

Earlier, overseas Vietnamese in some Russian localities such as Ufa and Ekaterinburg held Tet celebration activities such as wrapping “chung” cakes (square glutinous rice cake – a traditional Tet food) and organising culture and art programmes to welcome the Year of the Rat./.