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Ha Noi glitters as New Year comes

Update: January, 26/2014 - 17:15

As the Lunar New Year draws near, the capital Ha Noi becomes more glamorous with decorations hung throughout the city. Public lighting company workers hurriedly installed lights in the centre of the city and on major streets, such as Ba Trieu, Hue and Hang Khay, while pots of flowers complement the street decorations.

During the holiday season, increasing numbers of citizens and tourists go downtown to take pictures, especially in the evening when the streets glitter with coloured lights.

Viet Nam News photographer Truong Vi snaps the scenes.

Flowers are displayed on Dien Bien Phu Street. -- VNS Photos Truong Vi
Decorations on Dien Bien Phu Street.
Public lighting company workers install lights around Hoan Kiem Lake.
A citizen enjoys flowers, as pedestrians pass by Hoan Kiem Lake.
Pedestrians walk in a lane with "Spring 2014" decorations in the city centre. 
Hoan Kiem lakeside peaches in blossom.
Foreign visitors enjoy the peach blossoms by Hoan Kiem Lake.
Trang Tien Plaze is sparkling at nightfall.
Two girls pose for the camera with the "Spring 2014" coloured lighting by Hoan Kiem Lake.
A girl takes a snapshot of coloured lights in Hang Khay Street.
Thap Rua (Turtle Tower) shines brightly in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake.

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