Hanoi hosts cultural activities to welcome New Year

08:35 | 01/01/2018 Events

A string of cultural activities were held in the capital city of Hanoi to welcome New Year 2018.

hanoi hosts cultural activities to welcome new year
New Year Countdown Festivals were held in Hanoi to welcome 2018 - Illustrative image - Source: VNA

Among those, a highlight was New Year Countdown Festivals at August Revolution Square, Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square, and Thong Nhat Park at 8pm on December 31.

Music and dance performance shows were organized during these festivals to entertain local residents and visitors. Also, a show entitled “Vu khuc anh sang” (Dance of Light) took place at Dinh Le-Dinh Tien Hoang crossroads. The program tells stories about Vietnam’s achievements in 2017 and its aspirations in 2018 through songs and circus performances.

In addition, a photo exhibition was opened to public at the exhibition house, 93 Dinh Tien Hoang street, Hoan Kiem district, and a series of activities held across 30 districts and towns of the capital city on December 31 evening to welcome 2018.