People flock to the streets in major cities to celebrate New Year

HCMC - Thousands of people crowded the streets in major cities such as Hanoi, Hue, Danang and HCMC last night to welcome 2021, enjoying explosive music performances and stunning firework displays to ring in the New Year.

HCMC revelers take photos of fireworks using their phones – PHOTO: THANH HOA

“Thanks to the effective containment of the Covid-19 pandemic, which is a joint effort of the Government and all of the citizens, we can now celebrate New Year with joyfulness,” Phuong, a reveller in HCMC said.

“2020 was a difficult year, with the pandemic and costly natural disasters. I hope 2021 will be better,” she added.

Fireworks light up the sky in Hanoi – PHOTO: HOANG THANG
Revelers flood downtown locations in the capital city – PHOTO: HOANG THANG


A music performance in Danang – PHOTO: TRUNG CHAU
Youngsters gather on the bank of the Han River in Danang to take photos – PHOTO: TRUNG CHAU
Fireworks explode in the HCMC sky – PHOTO: THANH HOA
Rainy weather in Hue fails to prevent the people from enjoying a countdown party – PHOTO: HIEU TRUONG
Two festivalgoers in Hue take a selfie – PHOTO: HIEU TRUONG