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The flower street stretches for over 700 metres throughout Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in District 1. This year, the local administration has chosen its main theme of “Ho Chi Minh City: Civilization - Modernism – Bond.”
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The organic design and architecture on display throughout the street this year aims to raise public awareness of environmental protection.

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This is the 18th iteration of the Nguyen Hue Flower Street Festival since it was first launched in 2004.
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Workers work quickly to put pots of flowers into the correct places.

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On display are various buffalo mascots in an array of poses and in different sizes.
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The flower street is able to boast a wide selection of flowers, including exotic orchids, with the orchid baskets taking three days to complete.

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Workers put the final touches to the smart city design as part of the flower street.
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Unique buffalo-shaped models can be seen arranged along the street as Vietnamese people are celebrating the Year of the Buffalo in 2021.

 
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The flower street is scheduled to open to visitors from 7 p.m. on February 9, the 28th day of the 12th lunar month, and is due to run to 9 p.m. on February 15, or the fourth day of the first lunar month.
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A panoramic view of the flower street is taking shape before it opens to public.

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HCM City: Quiet coach station, airport several days before Tet

HCM City: Quiet coach station, airport several days before Tet

Different from the previous years, HCM City’s Mien Dong coach station and Tan Son Nhat International Airport have been very quiet these days due to impacts of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks.

Will virtual Tet reunion still be as enjoyable amid Covid-19?

Will virtual Tet reunion still be as enjoyable amid Covid-19?

With every New Year comes a new beginning. It is that time of the year when everyone reminisces over past year events and prays for an auspicious year ahead.