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Tet is a national and (1) ______ festival in Viet Nam. It is occasion for every Vietnamese to be reunited to think (2) _____ their past activities and hope for good luck in the year to come. Before Tet all houses are white washed and (3)____ with yellow apricot flowers and colorful lanterns. Everybody is looking forward to a more favorable life. On the New Year's Eve, children are smartly dressed. They are hoping to (4) _____ money put in small red envelopes as they are wishing longevity (5) ______ their grandparents and parents.
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In our country, Vietnamese New Year (Tet holiday) is according to "lunar calendar", not "solar calendar". "Vietnamese New Year" is a very important holiday for Vietnamese people. Everyone will (1) _____ a break during the Vietnamese New Year. It is a time for rest and refreshment. Most of the business, stores, even the schools close (2) _________ a time.
On the "New Year's Eve", each family will have "reunion dinner" with their family members. After the dinner, elders (parents, uncles, aunts, grandparents...etc) will give the "red envelope" (3) ________ the kids. There is "lucky money in the red envelopes.
We set off the "fireworks" and "firecrackers" during the Tet holiday. We also will hang the "Spring Couplet" on our doors. Some of the people are play "dragon dance" or "lion dance" to (4) __________ the Vietnamese New Year. Tet is the (5) ____________ festival in Vietnam.