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Vietnam welcomes New Year with elation, glittering fireworks

Vietnam welcomes New Year with elation, glittering fireworks

Friday, January 01, 2016, 11:15 GMT+7

Vietnam has rung in the New Year with joy and fireworks, leaving behind the year 2015 and embracing new opportunities in 2016.

Residents of the Southeast Asian country had a night to remember as they cheered amid the electrifying atmosphere and sparkling pyrotechnic displays on December 31 in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the two biggest cities.

Many Vietnamese expressed their happiness living in a peaceful country to celebrate New Year’s Eve in a safe manner against the backdrop of war and terror in many other parts of the world.

Below are photos of the festivities in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on December 31:


People film a fireworks display in Ho Chi Minh City on December 31, 2015. Photo: Tuoi Tre


Ho Chi Minh City residents revel energetically on New Year's Eve. Photo: Tuoi Tre


New Year ecstasy in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre


An ocean of people celebrate New Year's Eve in Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre


Two foreigners try to take photos with their cellphones in the middle of a crowd in Hanoi on New Year's Eve. Photo: Tuoi Tre

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