A performance by children's choir and a Filipino band sparked the Christmas Lighting Ceremony Furama Resort Da Nang on December 3, launching a month of performances and events celebrating the New Year in the central city.
|A children's choir performs at the Christmas Lighting Ceremony in Da Nang. A month-long festive will offer different programmes for visitors to the city. — VNS Photo Linh Nga|
The annual event has entertained tourists visiting Da Nang during Christmas for the past 12 years.
Vietnamese chefs will present traditional Christmas dishes throughout the festive month.
A special Broadway musical performance will take place at the Ariyana Convention centre on December 31, and a rural market of traditional Vietnamese goods is scheduled for the Vietnamese Lunar New year festival.
In Hoi An City, a series of art performance activities will be held in the old quarters and the Hoai River banks from December 24 to January 1.
An Hoi Sculpture Park will host photo exhibition, local food courts exhibition and tasting, while music bands will show off for public performance.
Folk games and local craft demonstration will also take place. — VNS
As Christmas nears, colourful decorations have already been sold at various shops and stores along Hang Ma Street in Hanoi.