Ho Chi Minh City plans to install free tablets in the downtown for people to send messages and wishes during the New Year 2012 celebrations and during the Lunar New Year festivities later in January.
The tablets will be installed along Le Duan Street in District 1.
It will also hold 10-minute firework displays at several locations on both occasions.
Other activities planned include sound and light performances and outdoor concerts on Nguyen Hue Street, where no vehicle be allowed from the evening of December 31 to early morning January 1.
Details of this project are still being worked out.