People flock to buy gold on the God of Wealth Day
Thousands of people flocked to gold stores in Hanoi on February 21 - the God of Wealth Day - to buy gold.
Vietnamese believe that if they buy gold on the God of Wealth Day (the 10th day of the Lunar New Year), that would bring good luck and prosperity through the year.
At gold stores on Hanoi's Tran Nhan Tong Street, dubbed as "street of gold", buyers queued in long lines to purchase gold.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many people also purchased gold online.
Some specialized gold products are sold out at big jewellery companies like Doji, Bao Tin Minh Chau, Phu Nhuan JSC.
Some photos taken at gold shops on Tran Nhan Tong Street today:
Gold demand is expected to surge on the God of Wealth Day on the 10th day of the Lunar New Year, which falls this year on February 21, as Vietnamese believe that would bring good luck and prosperity through the year.
This year jewellery companies have prepared special products for the God of Wealth Day, which falls on February 21.