With the countdown to the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet, in its final days many streets throughout HCM City can be seen bearing incredible festive decorations including colourful national flags, bulbs, flowers, and numerous slogans.
Many streets in the centre of the southern city have national flags hung up to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam which occurred on February 3, 1930.
National flags are a popular choice for many people to decorate their houses with for Tet.
The upcoming Year of the Rat is being welcomed by many areas in Ho Chi Minh City with beautifully decorated national flags.
Alleys on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai and Vo Van Tan streets in District 3 are covered with lanterns and national flags.
Signs bearing traditional Tet slogans such as “Chuc mung nam moi”, or “Happy new year” in English, can be seen on Le Duan, Ly Tu Trong, and Nam Ky Khoi Nghia streets.
The entrance of an office building on Pham Ngoc Thach street with festive decorations ahead of the Lunar New Year.
Roads throughout the southern metropolis are covered in red.
Tet offers local people the perfect opportunity to promote the city’s images to tourists.
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