First Vietnamese Tet Event Held on UW Seattle Campus

Submitted by Geoffrey R. Waring on

The first Vietnamese Tet (Vietnamese New Year) event was held on UW’s Seattle campus, at the Waterfront Activities Center on Saturday January 21st, 2017, to celebrate the Year of the Rooster. More than 70 community members, graduate students, UW employees, undergraduates and their family members attended. Vietnamese instructor Bich-Ngoc Turner, Chinese language and literature professor Dr. Ping Wang, head of the Southeast Asian Studies library Dr. Judith Henchy, and managing director of the South East Asian Studies center Rebakah Minarchek were all in attendance. Traditional foods, games, prizes and activities ensured that a festive time was had by all.

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