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Jan 21, 2023 / 23:52

Vietnamese people eager to celebrate Lunar New Year

In big cities, crowds enjoy good moments together in celebration of Tet.

People across Vietnam are preparing for the Lunar New Year or Tet – the biggest festival for Vietnamese people.

A few hours ahead of the Year of the Cat 2023, flows of people flocked to the central parts of big cities namely Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Danang, Can Tho, Phu Quoc, Khanh Hoa, among others.


 People gather in downtown Hanoi a few hours ahead of the Lunar New Year. Photos: The Hanoi Times
 The majority of people are young ones. Photo: Duy Khanh 
 Mother and daughter enjoy nighttime ahead of New Year's Eve. Photo: Duy Khanh
 Tet is a time for family reunification and gathering. Photo: Duy Khanh 

Ho Chi Minh City

 Nguyen Hue Flower Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tieu Thuy
 A busy street in front of Ben Thanh Market. Photo: Mau Dung  
 Crowds wait for fireworks displays. Photo: Mau Dung
 Central HCM City lightened up for New Year's Eve. Photo: Mau Dung 
 Spring Flower Street in downtown Danang. Photo: Quang Hai 
 People go to Luu Huu Phuoc Park in downtown Can Tho. Photo: To Tham   
 Locals wait for an art performance in the central part of Can Tho. Photo: To Tham 
 Foreigners enjoy the performance. Photo: To Tham

Nghe An

 An art performance takes place in Vinh City of the Central province of Nghe An, the hometown of President Ho Chi Minh. Photo: Pham Hieu 

Phu Quoc - Vietnam's biggest island, famous tourist attraction 

 Locals and visitors attend an art performance. Photo: Huu Tuan 
 Firework displays in Phu Quoc. Photo: Huu Tuan 
 A large crowd enjoys fireworks in Phu Quoc. Photo: Huu Tuan
 A colorful firework display in Phu Quoc. Photo: Huu Tuan