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Hanoi to hold flower street festival

2011-11-28 (GMT + 7)

The 2012 Flower Festival will be held in Hanoi from December 30, 2011 to January 2, 2012 to welcome the upcoming lunar New Year (the Year of Dragon).

The event is part of activities to celebrate the 82nd founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3).

The flower festival will take place around the Hoan Kiem (Restored Sword) Lake in the centre of the capital city.

In the framework of the festival, there will be a wide range of activities, including a week-long film show, music and dance performances, flower-arranging competitions, fireworks and displays.

Meanwhile, various traditional festivals will also be held at Dong Da Hill in Dong Da district, Giong Temple in Soc Son district, Co Loa Temple in Dong Anh district, Houng Pagoda in My Duc district, and Tay Phuong Pagoda in Thach That district.

(Source: VOV)

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