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Many major cities across Vietnam see cultural venues splendidly decorated ahead of the New Year. Here is an image from Thong Nhat park in Hanoi.

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Despite the cold weather conditions on the night of December 31, tens of thousands of people in the central province of Thua Thien Hue gather together to participate in a countdown party in order to celebrate the New Year

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Residents in Ho Chi Minh City enjoy visiting interesting cultural shows which take place to welcome New Year’s Eve.

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A range of diverse art programs are held in localities nationwide as a way of celebrating the New Year. Here is a photo of a music performance held at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi.

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Scenes of joy as people celebrate in Ly Thai To Statue Square close to Hoan Kiem lake in Hanoi.

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Foreign tourists enjoy being part of the the bustling atmosphere that descends on Hoan Kiem lake for the New Year.

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Several foreign visitors bring their children to the New Year celebrations in Hanoi

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     Residents in Ho Chi Minh City enjoy colourful firework displays on New Year’s Eve.

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Crowds gather to enjoy a stunning firework display at the Sai Gon river and Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Several young people participate in clean-up activities following the event.

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