Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has said that it will organize the firework display to cerebrate Solar New Year and Lunar New Year.
Under the program, Dam Sen Culture Park in District 11 and Caric Shipbuilding Year in District 2 will set off two low-range fireworks at 12:00 midnight for 15 minutes on December 31, aiming to cerebrate Solar New Year.
Fifteen minutes of fireworks will be displayed at 7 locations and many flower markets will open for the coming lunar New Year (Tet holiday) in HCM City
To cerebrate Lunar New Year, the city will be give high-range fireworks include: Caric Shipbuilding Yard, Administrative Centre Construction Project, Tan Phu Ward, District 7, and Go Vap Cultural Park project, Go Vap District, Nga Ba Giong Martyr Memorial Site, Hoc Mon District and Ben Duoc Memorial Temple, Cu Chi District.
Two other low-level fireworks are Ethnic Cultural & Historical Park, District 9 and Dam Sen Cultural Park, District 11.
The full costs of fireworks are from social sponsorships not from State budget.
In addition, HCMC will organise “The welcoming moments of New Year 2011” includes light art performances on the Sunwah building combined with outdoor music programmes in front of Sunwah building (Nguyen Hue Str., District 1). The vehicles are prohibited on these routes from December 31 evening to dawning of January 1, 2011.