|Backdrop: Cửa Bắc church provides a perfect festive backdrop for the Christmas Market.— Photo nhathoconggiao.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Get in the holiday spirit at Hà Nội’s first German Christmas Market open from 2pm today at Cửa Bắc Church.
Co-organised by the German Embassy and the Goethe Institut Hanoi, the three-day market will be an ideal place for visitors to sample typical Christmas treats and beverages, buy hand-made items, and enjoy a cup of hot wine.
With its tower and picturesque windows, the church provides a perfect festive backdrop for the market, which will sell typical ‘Stollen’ pastry and hand-crafted Vietnamese products.
The event will begin with a Christmas Concert performed by the Sức Sống Mới Bamboo Ensemble, featuring classical music and international Christmas favourites. The concert will be held at 6pm tonight.
The market will opens for three days, from 2-9pm today and tomorrow, and from 10am-9pm on Saturday. Admission is free. Cửa Bắc Church is at 56 Phan Đình Phùng Street. — VNS