Fireworks to light up Saigon sky in celebration of New Year, Tet

Each pyrotechnic show is scheduled to last 15 minutes from midnight

Fireworks explode over the Ho Chi Minh City sky in this file photo.

Fireworks displays will be organized to celebrate the New Year and Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays in Ho Chi Minh City, local authorities have said.

A high-range pyrotechnic show will be held in the area of the Thu Thiem Tunnel in District 2 and a low-range one will be staged at Dam Sen Cultural Park in District 11 in celebration of New Year, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

Fireworks will blast at seven locations in the city to celebrate the Lunar New Year, including one high-range performance like that of New Year, and six low-range displays at National Cultural and Historical Park in District 9, Dam Sen Cultural Park, Cu Chi Tunnels in Cu Chi District, Lang Le-Bau Co Historical Relic Site in Binh Chanh District, Rung Sac Square in Can Gio District, and Nga Ba Giong Memorial to Heroic Martyrs in Hoc Mon District.

The fireworks displays will last 15 minutes from midnight on New Year’s Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve.

The Vietnamese Lunar New Year falls on January 28, 2017.

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