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Exciting activities to welcome New Year in Vietnam

Tue, 30 Dec 2014. Last updated Sun, 03 May 2015 20:26

To welcome a happy and hopeful upcoming New Year in Vietnam, big cities in the country such as Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, and Hoi An planning special and diverse cultural programs and art performances on the countdown moments.

In Ho Chi Minh City, since December 20th, special and diverse activities and programs to welcome New Year 2015 will be organized in many locations in the city. Especially, firework displays and light shows will be displayed at the moment of the countdown to New Year 2015 in 2 venues including Bitexco Financial Tower Building (District 1) and Dam Sen Cultural Park (District 11). At Bitexco Financial Tower Building, a 15-minute firework display in combination with 3D laser light show will take place from 0.00 am to 0.15 am on two sides of the building. This is the first time Ho Chi Minh City's residents have a great opportunity to enjoy firework display from the 44th floor of the building with the iconic images of the country and Ho Chi Minh City.

New Year Eve in Ho Chi Minh City

In addition to the firework display, from December 31st, 2014 to January 1st, 2015, an art performance program to welcome New Year 2015 will be held 23-9 Park (District 1) with the attendance of many famous singers and special repertoires of three big regions (the North, the Central, and the South) of Vietnam. Besides the downtown area, residents in Ho Chi Minh City's district and suburbs like District 12, District 9, Cu Chi District, Can Gio District, Hoc Mon District can also enjoy art performances which will be held in their places.

Da Nang citizens gather and welcome the New Year Eve together

Along with Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism also announced many activities to welcome Noel 2014 and New Year 2015. Accordingly, from December 19th, 2014 to January 2nd, 2015, Da Nang will host many cultural and sport activities to meet the demands of entertainment and recreation of locals and tourists such as Da Nang Guitar Concert 2014 - Welcome New Year 2015 in Nugyen Hien Dinh Tuong Theater, street music program in Bach Dang Street (in the evening of December 30th), and so on. Especially, in the New Year Eve, residents and tourists can enjoy an art program "I Love Da Nang - Countdown Party 2015" with the performance of well-known singer involving Trong Tan, Anh Tho, Noo Phuoc Thinh, Wall Bands and immerse in the boisterous atmosphere of the countdown party in 29/3 Square. In addition, on the occasion of an upcoming New Year, many hotels and resorts in Da Nang like Furama Da Nang, Crowne Plaza Da Nang, Hyatt Regency Da Nang Resort & Spa, etc. will hold countdown party on December 31st.

Lanterns in Hoi An Ancient Town

Contributing to the blissful atmosphere of welcoming a coming New Year throughout the country, Hoi An will hold community activities at 4.00 pm on December 31st to 1.00 am on January 1st, 2015 in Nguyen Phuc Chu Street and Nguyen Hoang Street. From 4.00 pm on December 31st, 2014, street food space will officially opened with the attendance of prestigious restaurants. Following is the demonstration activities of foreign bands and dances. Approximately one hour prior to the New Year Eve moment, art performance and fashion show will take place. 

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