Festive Christmas atmosphere spread across big cities in Vietnam

Locals and visitors in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho flocked to churches and entertainment areas on the evening of December 24 to celebrate the festive Christmas atmosphere in 2022.
St. Joseph Cathedral in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem District is colourfully decorated for the 2022 Christmas season. (Photo: Thanh Dat)
St. Joseph Cathedral in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem District is colourfully decorated for the 2022 Christmas season. (Photo: Thanh Dat)
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A foreign coupe poses for a picture in front of St. Joseph Cathedral in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem District. (Photo: Thanh Dat)

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Foreigners enjoy the festive Christmas atmosphere in Hanoi (Photo: Thanh Dat)

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Crowds gathered in front of Hang Bot Church in Dong Da District, Hanoi. (Photo: Nhat Quang)

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A performance by students outside the Hang Bot Church in Dong Da District, Hanoi. (Photo: Nhat Quang)

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A group of women wearing red Santa Claus hats poses for a photo outside the entrance of Ham Long Church in Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. (Photo: Nhat Quang)

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The festive Christmas atmosphere is in the air in front of Cua Bac Church in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. (Photo: Thanh Dat)

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Catholics gathered at Notre-Dame Cathedral in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, to attend the mass service marking the birth of Jesus. (Photo: The Anh)

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A boy dressed in a Santa Claus costume stands in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: The Anh)

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A performance at a church in Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City. (Photo: Thanh Tam)

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