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Thousands fill Ho Chi Minh City’s ‘backpacker area’ for Halloween celebration 

Thousands fill Ho Chi Minh City’s ‘backpacker area’ for Halloween celebration 

Wednesday, November 01, 2017, 16:07 GMT+7
Congestion at the Bui Vien-De Tham Intersection in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on October 31, 2017 as thousands gathered to celebrate Halloween. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Congestion at the Bui Vien-De Tham Intersection in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on October 31, 2017 as thousands gathered to celebrate Halloween. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A young man puts on horror-themed makeup to celebrate the holiday.
A young man puts on horror-themed makeup to celebrate the holiday.
Popular TV host Thanh Bach (C) is seen among the crowd.
Popular TV host Thanh Bach (C) is seen among the crowd.
A young girl poses wearing a colorful mask.
A young girl poses wearing a colorful mask.
The crowded Bui Vien Street is seen from above.
The crowded Bui Vien Street is seen from above.
Locals put on various types of makeup and costumes.
Locals put on various types of makeup and costumes.
A pub on Bui Vien Street displays Halloween-themed decorations.
A pub on Bui Vien Street displays Halloween-themed decorations.
A man dressed up as a mad scientist poses with the crowd on Bui Vien Walking Street.
A man dressed up as a mad scientist poses with the crowd on Bui Vien Walking Street.
Locals put on various types of makeup and costumes.
Locals put on various types of makeup and costumes.
Foreign visitors join the fun.
Foreign visitors join the fun.
A young boy gets his face painted.
A young boy gets his face painted.
Locals put on various types of makeup and costumes.
Locals put on various types of makeup and costumes.
Face painting services are offered from VND50,000 ($2.21) to VND100,000 ($4.41) per person.
Face painting services are offered from VND50,000 ($2.21) to VND100,000 ($4.41) per person.
A foreign man has his face painted in the Halloween-theme.
A foreign man has his face painted in the Halloween-theme.

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