2018 Year of the Dog

One more year we mark the arrival of the Vietnamese New Year in acknowledgement of Químicas Thái‘s heritage. Last Friday February 16th starts the Year of the Dog on the Lunar Calendar. This day is known as Tết in Vietnam, which means the first morning of the first day of the new year. This Year... Continue Reading →

2015 Year of the Goat

As always, we mark the arrival of the Vietnamese New Year in aknowledgement of Químicas Thái's heritage. Today, February 19th starts the Year of the Goat on the Lunar Calendar. This day is known as Tết in Vietnam, which means the first morning of the first day of the new year. The Goat year of 2015 will bring about tranquility... Continue Reading →

2014 Year of the Horse

As always, we mark the arrival of the Vietnamese New Year in aknowledgement of Químicas Thái's heritage. On January 31st starts the Year of the Horse on the Lunar Calendar. This day is known as Tết in Vietnam, which means the first morning of the first day of the new year. The Horse represents pace and enthusiasm and... Continue Reading →

2013 Year of the Snake

Yesterday, February 10th, 2013 started the Year of the Snake on the Lunar Calendar. Known as Tết  in Vietnam, it means the first morning of the first day of the new year. Although to many people, snake is associated with venoms and danger, in Vietnam, Snake is considered a symbol of luck. 2013 is thus believed by many a year of prosperity and peace.... Continue Reading →

2012 Year of the Dragon

January 23th, 2012 marks the start of the Year of the Dragon on the Lunar Calendar. Known as Tết  in Vietnam, it means the first morning of the first day of the new year. In Asian culture, Dragon and Tiger are the most desirable born years of people, since the two creatures are believed to bring luck, strength, nobility, royalty, wisdom and... Continue Reading →

2011 Year of the Cat

Today, February 3rd, 2011 starts the Year of the Cat on the Lunar Calendar. The Cat is the fourth animal symbol in the 12-year cycle of the Vietnamese Zodiac, taking place of the Rabbit in the Chinese Zodiac. The Chinese symbol for the Rabbit sounds like (mão, mẫu, méo, mẹo, mẻo); the word "mèo" is Cat in Vietnamese. Therefore,... Continue Reading →

2010 Year of the Tiger

  February 14th, 2010 marks the start of the Year of the Tiger on the Lunar Calendar. Known as Tết  in Vietnam, it means the first morning of the first day of the new year. This is the most important time of the year for families in Vietnam. It's a time for celebration, making amends, paying off... Continue Reading →

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