|This marks the 15th consecutive year that the Youth Cultural House on Pham Ngoc Thach Street in District 1 has hosted the street of calligraphers.|
|The area has been thoroughly decorated with yellow apricot flowers.|
|Calligraphic works featuring best wishes for the upcoming Tet period can be seen on display as they hang on apricot branches.|
|The street offers guests a beautiful background to take photos in order to keep special memories of this year’s Tet.|
|A group of young people use the occasion as a chance to don Ao Ba Ba, a traditional costume for people from the south of the country.|
|Numerous calligraphy artists put their beautiful writings on display in both Chinese and Vietnamese on the calligraphy street.|
|A young calligraphy artist gets to work on his craft.|
|A visitor has high hopes of a happy New Year period filled with both luck and prosperity to match the calligraphy’s meanings.|
|A young girl practices as a calligraphy artist.|
|Red envelopes which come with calligraphic works can be used as festive gifts bearing best wishes for prosperity and happiness during the upcoming Year of the Buffalo.|
|The event is scheduled to last through to February 16, or the fifth day of the first lunar month.|
Dao Huy Hoang, 28, a graduate of Hanoi Foreign Trade University, is known as a pioneer in Western calligraphy in Vietnam.
The calligraphy market at the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Cultural House in District 1 has become a must-visit attraction for residents and visitors for taking photos and buying calligraphy works for Tet.