Yes. Because Vietnamese New Year is similar to Chinese New Year , but not Chinese New Year.
The Origin of Vietnamese New Year ( also called Tet):
We often mistakenly claim that The Tet originated from China, through the Han Chinese domination of North Vietnam, we have adopted this custom of HuaXia ethnics.
However, we forgot that during the reign of Văn Lang , the habits and the customs of Vietnamese people has formed, including Tet.
We celebrated Tet in the early days of the new year. Tet is an old word meaning “weather”. Our ancestors depended on cultural, they invented the Rural calender to use in weather forecasting. they had known how to cook the cakes of New year before the Chinese domination of North Vietnam. “According to the book Lĩnh Nam chích quái (Extraordinary stories of Lĩnh Nam) published in 1695, the creation of Bánh chưng was credited to Lang Liêu, King Chiêu Vương of the Hùng dynasty (1712 - 1632 BC). Bánh chưng and Bánh giây became traditional foods during the Tet.”
Picture : Bánh chưng is the symbol of earth .
“I did not know what Tet ( 节 ） was, the name of a big festival of the barbarians, they danced like crazy in those days.”
Confucius, Book of Rites ( 礼记 ).
Believe it or not, the Vietnamese new year will always hold an important position in the Vietnamese people’s heart.