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Festivals

Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind, and Spirit [American Museum of Natural History]
Online guide to a 2003-2004 exhibition that invites visitors to “journey through a changing Vietnam and to experience the incredible diversity of its landscape and its people.” Includes videos, photos, and resources for educators.

Calendar of Vietnamese Festivals [Vietnamese Student Association, North Carolina State University]
A simple list with short description, with longer descriptions for major festivals such as the Vietnamese New Year and Trung Sisters Day.

Lesson Plan Tet: Letís Get Ready to Celebrate [Asia Society]
In this lesson, students will “learn about Lunar New Year in Vietnam and why it is an especially good time to review good manners.”

Games

Classroom Activity Truyen-Truyen: A Vietnamese Game [Asia Society]
“This game of jacks teaches counting and hand-eye coordination skills ... and it’s good for lots of laughs!”

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