Required by his parents, instead of the dreaming trip to Hong Kong, Hieu must go to his father’s hometown to spend the Tet holidays with his grandmother. Luckily, Hieu is not alone when his close friends -Lợi, Huy and Minh also accompany him in this trip. Contrasting to Hieu ’s initial despair, the trip has given Hieu and his friends a great chance to witness how Tet is actually celebrated in his father’s hometown.
The short journey soon becomes an exciting experience of the traditional Tet which Hieu and his friends gradually feel grateful to take part in. Travelling to the country side, they perceive the real Tet atmosphere , enjoying making new friends and learn a variety of intriguing Tet traditional customs which they have not experimented before. Conveying the message “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people”, the story obviously emphasizes the importance of understanding the home culture which makes a students’ life and spirit more meaningful and precious.