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Folk, calligraphy paintings brighten Vietnam’s Tet

Folk, calligraphy paintings brighten Vietnam’s Tet

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 11:20 GMT+7

Buying and hanging folk paintings and calligraphical works have long been an indispensable Vietnamese tradition in Tet (Lunar New Year,) which is believed to bring purchasers good luck and prosperity.

Apart from shopping for food, clothing items and floral embellishments for the upcoming Tet, many also choose to buy calligraphical works and Tet paintings.

Calligraphical works are those featuring stylized words in Vietnamese, Chinese and even English or any other language that one’s heart desires.

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