Ha Noi to welcome Tet with 30 fireworks shows


VGP  -  Ha Noi will set off firecrackers at 30 venues in all local districts at the coming New Lunar Year or Tet Holiday, according to Hanoi municipal People’s Committee and the municipal Department of Culture and Sports.

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The displays consist of six high-altitude shows and 24 low-altitude ones.

The other 24 venues include Ngoc Khanh Lake in Ba Dinh District, Den Lu Lake in Hoang Mai District, Vincom Mega Mall in Long Bien District, Hoang Cau Lake in Dong Da District, Cau Giay Park in Cau Giay District, and Nhan Chinh Lake in Thanh Xuan District.

The six high-altitude venues are: the Sword Lake in HoanKiem District, Lac Long Quan Flower Garden in Tay Ho District, My Dinh Stadium in Nam Tu Liem District, Thong Nhat Park in Hai Ba Trung District, Van Quan Lake in Ha Dong District, and Son Tay Ancient Citadel on the outskirts Son Tay District.

Each fireworks display will last for 15 minutes starting as the clock hits midnight January 25, marking the beginning of the Lunar New Year.

The municipal people’s committee has urged the Ha NoiCapital High Command to co-operate with the departments of culture, sports and tourism, planning and investment, transport and some other agencies on the event.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to a Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs proposal on a seven-day holiday for the Lunar New Year 2020.
Holidays for Tet 2020 will begin from Thursday, January 23, 2020 to the end of Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

By Vien Nhu