Tue. May 21st, 2024

The Tết Festival of Southern California is coming to Garden Grove this Friday, Feb. 4.  The Tet Festival of Southern California recognized as the world’s largest Tết Festival outside of Vietnam.

The Union of Vietnamese Student Associations (UVSA) hosts the official Tết Festival of Southern California each year. UVSA staff and members contribute thousands of hours organizing the festival as a means to strengthen cultural awareness among the youth, build future leaders for the community, and fund community programs and projects across the Southern California region. The Tết Festival of Southern California remains one of the largest Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebrations in the country. This year marks the 30th Anniversary for the Tet Festival and will undoubtedly be great.

If you’re interested in joining UVSA visit uvsa.org to learn more.

GETTING INVOLVED

CONTESTS

  • Chinese Chess, Floral Arrangement, Children’s’ Pageant, and Photography Contest
  • Please visit the facebook event for more information and to apply
  • http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=181610808530747

SINGING CONTEST

  • 15 contestants, 3 prizes, and bragging rights for whole year
  • 1st place will be $500, 2nd $300, and 3rd $200.
  • Please visit the facebook event for more information and to apply
  • http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=159678220745760

AT THE FESTIVAL

LANG VIET NAM

  • Cultural village embraces all 3 regions of Vietnam with various ceremonies and many activities that encompass the Vietnamese culture

VENDORS

  • 300 booths and vendors, 40+ food booths in the food court
  • Many booths including carnival games, VSA school reps, and much more

ENTERTAINMENT (On the Main Stage)

  • Friday: Miss Vietnam of Southern California Pageant
  • Saturday: Youth Night & Community Performances
  • Sunday: Grand Concert featuring famous Vietnamese singers!

NONSONG

  • Get all the updates from UVSA and school VSA’s

THE TREE OF DREAMS

  • Come and write your dreams so they can come true!

There will also be:

  • Fireworks to mark the 30th Annual Tet Festival
  • Rides for all ages
  • Attendees: over 100,000 from all over the country

Tết is the most observed holiday within Vietnamese culture. It celebrates the Lunar New Year, the beginning of Spring, and a way to start fresh.

Location and Ticketing

Garden Grove Park, 9301 Westminster Ave, Garden Grove, CA

Friday at 2:00pm – February 6 at 9:00pm

$5 Adults at the door
$4 Children under 4 feet

*Veterans and Cultural Attire enter for free on Saturday 10am-1pm



By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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