Hanoi streets blooming into colour to welcome a new spring

Monday, 2018-02-12 16:32:56
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Pink peach blossoms add a cheerful colour to Hanoi streets
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NDO – With only a few days until the lunar New Year, a busy and joyful atmosphere has filled every corner of Hanoi. Streets and entertainment revenues around the city have been decorated with bright, fresh floral displays. Flower markets are crowded with shoppers, and people are carrying an air of excitement as they welcome a new spring.

A peach tree blooms on Lac Long Quan Street in perfect time for Tet

A welcoming gate in Thanh Nien Street is decorated with images of red peach blossoms

Households hang national flags to celebrate the lunar New Year

A three-metre tall pillar of flowers has been erected near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Colourful baskets of flowers on sale at a florist in Hoang Hoa Tham Street

A man stops at a street shop to ask about the price of a kumquat tree

Revellers flock to Hang Ma Street to purchase decorations for Tet

Peach blossom trees along Dinh Tien Hoang Street

Quang Ba flower market filled with spring atmosphere