Dec 24, 2020 / 17:11

Celebrate Christmas and New Year on the "train back to childhood"

The Hanoitimes - Beyond the religious perspective, in recent years, Christmas celebration has become a cultural trait in Vietnam.

Christmas and New Year is an ideal opportunity for Vietnamese families and foreign friends in Vietnam to gather, say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new year with so much hope.

Christmas celebration has become a cultural trait in Vietnam/ Photo: Ha Lam

Christmas decorations called "The Polar Express" is currently on display on Ngo Quyen Street, aiming at entertaining visitors to Hoan Kiem Lake pedestrian street and surrounding area on this special occasion of the year.

Beyond the religious perspective, in recent years, Christmas celebration has become a cultural trait in Vietnam. This is an opportunity for everyone to immerse themselves in the warm atmosphere with friends and loved ones.

The night express train to find out the truth about Santa Claus/ Photo: Ha Lam

With the theme "The Polar Express", a typical Christmas decoration in 2020 is now on display at PVcomBank's head office. This is an annual activity of this bank. The Christmas decoration in 2018 was called ‘Christmas Wonderland’, and the Christmas 2019 decoration themed ‘Fairy World’ had left a lot of good impressions on visitors.

The decoration "The Polar Express" is inspired by the novel of the same name by writer Chris Van Allsburg, recounting the thrilling adventure of a boy and his friends on the night express train to find out the truth about Santa Claus.

A family's joyous moment in Chrismast season/ Photo: Ha Lam

Joining the outdoor décor, visitors will have the opportunity to capture some joyous moments, posing with Santa Claus, windmill, cedar house and pine trees along with family and friends to take pictures. The time to welcome Christmas and New Years Eve would be very warm and impressive for everyone.

“Our family, especially the children, is very excited to be photographed here. The children cheered and enjoyed playing on the train, and I feel as if I was reliving my childhood once again. That deep impression and eager to try a new experience of mine make myself and my family to desire about revisit this place every year,” Ms. My Hanh – a visitor from Hanoi.

Fake snow pumping for interesting moments on Christmas Eve in Hanoi

To complement this fairytale landscape, the organizer also offers fake snow pumping on the hour frame from 7 to 9pm at Christmas Eve on December 24, 2020; the evening on December 26 & 31, 2020; and January 1 & 2, 2021.