Hanoi to set off Tet fireworks at 30 venues

VOV.VN - Hanoi will shoot fireworks at 30 venues this year to welcome the lunar new year or the year of the Rat, according to Hanoi municipal People’s Committee and the municipal Department of Culture and Sports.

Six of the venues will see fireworks at high altitudes, and the rest at lower heights.

The six high-altitude venues are: the Sword Lake in Hoan Kiem 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.

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.

Each fireworks display will last 15 minutes starting as the clock hits midnight January 25, 2020, marking the beginning of the Lunar New Year.

Tet (Lunar New Year Festival) is the most important and biggest holiday in Vietnam. In 2020 people will enjoy seven days off from January 23- 29 to celebrate the New Year.