Hanoi plans 30 firework displays for Lunar New Year

Thursday, 2018-02-01 18:50:59
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Hoan Kiem Lake is one the best viewing venues for Lunar New Year firework displays.
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NDO - The capital city has finalised a list of 30 venues for fireworks displays to ring in the Lunar New Year, the year of the dog, which will begin on February 16.

There will be nine locations for high-range fireworks, including Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Khanh Lake, Hoang Cau Lake, Thong Nhat Park, Lac Long Quan Flower Garden, Van Quan Lake, My Dinh National Sports Complex, Vinhomes Riverside, and Son Tay Citadel.

Meanwhile, fireworks will brighten the skies at a lower height in the remaining 22 venues throughout Hanoi’s urban and rural districts.

Each pyrotechnic show is expected to last for 15 minutes, with the largest shows displaying 600 fireworks set to take place at Hoan Kiem Lake and My Dinh National Sports Complex.

In addition to dazzling fireworks, revellers will also be treated to song and dance performances at the viewing areas, according to the capital city’s culture department.