Hanoi showcases stunning drone show for Lunar New Year’s Eve

Hanoi kicked off the Lunar New Year 2024 with an astonishing drone light show, setting a new record in Southeast Asia.


The show, titled “One Day of the Capital – A Thousand Years of History”, took place at the Van Cao T-junction in West Lake, Hanoi at 11.30pm on Lunar New Year’s Eve.

With the use of 2,024 drones, it is the largest drone performance in Southeast Asia.

The mesmerizing drone LED light show showcased various notable Hanoi landmarks, such as the Temple of Literature, Thang Long Bridge, Ngoc Son Temple, and Huc Bridge over Hoan Kiem Lake.

Thousands of locals and tourists gathered in the area from as early as 10pm, eagerly anticipating this unique performance.

Tran Anh Tuan, a resident of Van Cao Street, expressed his amazement at the crowd gathered on what is usually a quiet street. “We are thrilled to see everyone coming here to celebrate the New Year together,” he said.

Following the drone performance, the audience proceeded to Ngoc Khanh Lake to witness a breathtaking fireworks display.

Locals and visitors enjoying the drone show
Vibrant drone performance featuring the image of Dragon, Hanoi’s mascot, soaring into the sky.
The drones beautifully depicted King Ly Cong Uan and his edict on the transfer of the capital. The edict was issued in 1010.
The Temple of Literature portrayed within the show.
The Thang Long Imperial Citadel depicted with soaring flags.
The iconic Tran Quoc Pagoda on West Lake, with its distinct stupa, brought to life through the drone light show.
Ngoc Son Temple and Huc Bridge, situated on Hanoi’s captivating Sword Lake.
The One Pillar Pagoda, captured beautifully in the drone light show.
The newly constructed Ho Guom Opera House.
Thousands of LED drones gracefully illuminating the Long Bien Bridge and the Red River.