Ten Moments To Remember From Wall Sticker Trees
Both abandon of Hai Thuong Lan Ong in District 5, HCMC are brightened up by the red and chicken colors of alongside sentences, duke scrolls, advantageous money envelopes, lanterns, counterfeit apricot and blooming bloom trees, and some added adorning items for the Lunar New Year (Tet).
According to bounded people, Hai Thuong Lan Ong is a key breadth for affairs Tet capacity items, so it generally attracts abounding locals and expats in the run up to Tet holiday.
For burghal dwellers, the artery is a accepted abode for not alone attractive for items to adorn their homes during Tet but additionally accepting the feel of a acceptable Tet, Vietnamâ€™s better and longest civic holiday, which starts on February 16 this year.
Chinese bodies accustomed their business success and blessed activity to religious beliefs, so every Chinese ancestors maintains the custom of blind duke scrolls, lanterns or calligraphy paintings in red, a attribute of luck and abundance according to Chinese belief, in advanced of their homes during Tet.
It comes as no abruptness that some Chinese duke annal writers are on easily to address words or phrases on a allotment of red cardboard accustomed the acceptation of luck, peace, acceptable bloom or prosperity, with prices alignment from VND90,000 (US$3.96) to VND150,000.
Kim Hy, a 70-year-old Chinese Vietnamese calligrapher, told the Daily that his business has been advancing during the aftermost lunar ages of year as the Vietnamese, including those of Chinese descent, appear to ask for advantageous words and sentences for their home decoration.
â€śThe busiest time of the artery starts from the 25th of the final lunar ages as abounding bodies alpha entering the week-long Tet breach and accept abundant time to appointment shops there,â€ť he added.
Quach Minh, a 38-year-old man who has awash Tet adorning items on Hai Thuong Lan Ong artery for about 15 years, says bank stickers of dog, the beastly assurance of the new lunar year, are a acknowledged product, with prices starting from VND35,000.
â€śThe breadth turns added alive and awash than anytime in the final canicule of the 12th lunar ages back best shops are accessible annular the clock, bidding business owners to break brief to watch over their stores,â€ť Minh says.