Vietnamese New Year, also known as Tet Nguyen Dan (Tet Festival), is the most important festival in Vietnam. It celebrates the beginning of a new year on the Vietnamese calendar as well the coming of spring. In 2023, it falls on January 22nd. The celebrations take place from January 21st (Tet Eve) to January 26th, 2023.
During the New Year, people will greet and wish each other happiness, good luck, health, and prosperity. Usually, people greet and send wishes in the morning of the first day of the new year. The easiest and most commonly used greetings during Tet are "Chúc mừng Năm Mới!" (‘Happy New Year!’) and “Cung hỉ phát tài!” (‘Congratulations and prosper!’).
12 Vietnamese New Year Greetings and Wishes for Everyone
Chúc mừng Năm Mới — Happy New Year
Cung hỉ phát tài — Congratulations and be prosperous
Cung chúc Tân Xuân — Best wishes for the new spring
An khang thịnh vượng — Security, good health, and prosperity
Vạn sự như ý — May things go according to your will
Sức khỏe dồi dào — Plenty of good health
Làm ăn tấn tới — Be successful at work
Năm mới, thắng lợi mới — New year, new triumphs
Năm mới dồi dào sức khỏe — I wish you a healthy new year
Năm mới tấn tài tấn lộc — I wish you a wealthy new year
Năm mới thăng quan tiến chức — I wish that you will get promoted in the new year
Năm mới toàn gia bình an — I wish that the new year will bring health and peace to your family
Vietnamese New Year Greetings and Wishes for Business Owners
Tiền vô như nước — May money flow in like water
Làm ăn phát tài — May your business prosper
Vietnamese New Year Greetings and Wishes for Elders
Sống lâu trăm tuổi — Long life of 100 years
Tăng phúc tăng thọ — Increased blessings and longevity
Tet New Year Greetings and Wishes for Children
Hay ăn chóng lớn — Eat often and grow fast
Học hành tấn tới — Make good progress in school
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