Hanoi will host a spate of cultural, art and sports activities across the city to welcome the Year of the Mouse in 2020.

The firework displays, the most new year expected shows, will be held at 30 districts and town of Hanoi as soon as the clock strikes 00:00 midnight, marking the first day of 2020 in the Lunar Calendar, which will fall on January 25.

Besides, some cultural and artistic activities including photo exhibitions, film screenings to celebrate the arrival of Spring will take place between January 22 and February 4 at the Exhibition House on 93 Dinh Tien Hoang Street, and Hanoi Museum.


Three mobile exhibitions and film screenings on the Vietnam Communist Party and Spring celebrations will be held across some districts and towns in Hanoi.

The calligraphy festival 2020 will transpire at the Literature Lake on the campus of the Temple of Literature from January 18 to February 5. The Hanoi open dragon boat race 2020 will be held on February 16 at the West Lake while Thach That district will host the traditional wrestling competition on February 10-11.

The downtown and peripheral areas will be lit up and decorated thematically to celebrate Tet holiday with colorful flowers, banners, and flags. Hanoitimes

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Traditional customs for Tet in Old Quarter

Traditional customs for Tet in Old Quarter

Traditional cultural activities will be hosted by the Đình Làng Việt (Vietnamese Communal House) group and the Hanoi Old Quarter management board on January 18 in downtown Hanoi.