Several shows from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City have proved that Christmas has become an indispensable season for Catholics and locals.
Vincom Village Gala Concert on December 23 began the season with a jubilant music show. Gathering top pop stars like My Linh, Ho Ngoc Ha, and Dam Vinh Hung, the show not only saluted the year-end holiday but also celebrated the opening of Vincom Center Long Bien, a new modern mall part of Vincom Village eco-urban center in Hanoi.
The music show Tieng chuong ngan (The jingle bell) gathered noted singers Nguyen Thao, Hoa Tran and talented violinist Bui Cong Duy to warm up the capital with famous Vietnamese and English songs.
The "Blue X'mas" music festival held at Ho Ban Nguyet (Semicircular Lake) in Ho Chi Minh City's District 7 on December 24 attracted thousands of attendees with celebrations including fake snow, models dressed like angels dancing with fireworks, music performances and a laser light show on the floating stage of the lake zone.
The stunning decoration in blue, instead of the iconic red or green of the Noel season, created an unusual and modern feature for the show.
he harmony between rock and symphony orchestra backed up with the beautiful light effects entertained all the audiences.
Sparkling décor and different ceremonies on many streets in Ho Chi Minh City like Dong Khoi, Le Loi, Nguyen Hue, Le Duan and parishioner's areas in districts such as 3, 8, Phu Nhuan, Tan Binh, Binh Thanh delighted all the citizens with the joyful season.
The decoration on the streets is also a springboard to welcome the coming New Year's Eve and Tet Holiday.