Ha Noi to stage fireworks at 30 locations on Lunar New Year's Eve

19/01/2018

VGP - Ha Noi authorities have decided to stage fireworks displays in 30 locations including five places with high-range and 25 with low-range firework shows on the eve of the Lunar New Year.

 
 
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This was announced at a press conference on Tuesday by TraQuoc Chiem, deputy director of the city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Notably, high-range fireworks displays will be set off from Hoan Kiem Lake, Thong Nhat Park, Lac Long Quan flower garden, Van Quan Lake, and My DinhNational Stadium.

Low-altitude fireworks will be displayed in 25 other districts and towns in the city. Specific venues for the shows will be decided by the local authorities.

The fireworks dispkay will last for 15 minutes.

The city will organise a light festival and entertainment activities and host several art performances during the holidays, Chiem said. “The idea for a light festival has received positive feedback from the public,” he said.

The department is making proposals for cultural performances and sports activities on Hoan Kiem Lake and will submit them to the city’s People’s Committee, Chiem said.

By Vien Nhu