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Việt Nam welcomes Lunar New Year with fireworks and art performances

Viet Nam News 

Celebrations of the new year rarely lacks the display of pyrotechniques - the noise and lights of which are believed to scare the evils away and herald a robust new year of good health and prosperity.

A street sweeper working on the New Year's Eve on Hang Trong Street in downtown Ha Noi.VNA/VNS photo  Minh Son


Foreign tourists walk along the Hoan Kiem (Returned Sword) Lake on the night of February as thousands of Hanoians flock to urban centres to welcome the New Year. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Son
People gather at President Ho Chi Minh Statue park on a downtown pedestrian street of HCM City on the evening of February 15. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Vu
People praying at the Ba Da Pagoda in downtown Ha Noi. — VNS Photo Truong Vi
Hanoians buy branches with budding leaves as a way to bring in lucks for the new year. — VNS Photo Truong Vi
Firework display over Thong Nhat (Unification) Park in Ha Noi. The capital city held firework shows at 30 locations this year. — VNS Photo Truong VI
Firework show in the central city of Da Nang. — VNA/VNS Photo Tran Le Lam
Fireworks explode in the skies of Vi Thanh City of the southern province of Hau Giang. — VNA/VNS Photo Duy Khuong
Families enjoy time together on the Bach Dang flower street as they wait for the New Year in the central city of Da Nang. — VNA/VNS Photo Tran Le Lam
A music show to ring in the new year in the southern province of Ca Mau. — VNA/VNS Photo Huynh The Anh-TTXVN
Foreign tourists join in the festive mood as Ha Noi people celebrate the new year. — VNS Photo Truong Vi
Thousands of people flock to Hoan Kiem (Returned Sword) Lake area in downtown Ha Noi on the night of February 15, one of the prime locations to watch New Year’s firework display. — VNS Photo Truong Vi
A mother and her child take a selfie in Hoan Kiem (Returned Sword) Lake of Ha Noi. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Dat
Traditional art performances held on the Lunar New Year’s Eve in Ha Noi. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Dat


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