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Apr 29, 2023 / 15:28

Reunification Day celebration in Ho Chi Minh City

The festive atmosphere is recorded across the city which opened up a new chapter for Vietnam nearly 50 years ago.

Streets and public places of Ho Chi Minh City are filled with flags, billboards, and banners celebrating the 48th anniversary of Reunification Day [April 30].

The city becomes more brilliant and bustling with the celebrations which are joined by both locals and visitors.
Reunification Day celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuyen Nguyen/Mekong Environment Forum (MEF)
Flags raised to celebrate the occasion. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF

Every part of the city put in decoration. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF
Colorful public places. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF
Festive atmosphere everywhere. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF
Headquarters of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee or Hotel de ville, an 114-year-old building. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF
Banner underlines the 48th anniversary of Reunification Day and International Workers' Day. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF
Highlight of the celebration: Independence Palace. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF
The historical place attracts a large number of visitors on this occasion. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF
The historical relic reminds people of the value of reunification. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF

Military veterans celebrate the anniversary. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF

Youth - the important force for the nation's building. Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF
Among celebrations, a photo exhibition features the nation's development themed "Pride of United Nation". Photo: Tuyet Nguyen/MEF