HA NOI (VNS) — It is a Vietnamese tradition for people to buy peach flowers to decorate houses for Tet (Lunar New Year Festival) celebrations. As the capital city has grown in size and is now several times larger than it was decades ago, a number of flower markets have mushroomed across the city to meet the increasing demands of the additional residents during the festival. However, Hang Luoc Street in the old quarter is famous for its traditional Tet flower market. Viet Nam News photographer Nguyen Viet Thanh shows images of the market on a spring morning, a week ahead of the Year of the Goat.
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