Fireworks mark National Day

The 70th anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day was celebrated across the country on September 2, with numerous cultural activities organised.

Fireworks show on Hoan Kiem Lake
Fireworks show on Hoan Kiem Lake

In Hanoi, fireworks performances lasting 15 minutes starting at 9pm were staged in several areas around the city - Hoan Kiem Lake (Hoan Kiem district), Thong Nhat Park (Hai Ba Trung district), My Dinh National Stadium. Nguyen Hoang Ton flower garden (Tay Ho district) and Van Quan Lake (Ha Dong district).

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Despite the rain, thousands of people flocked to the main streets to enjoy the high-range fireworks.

Ly Thai To flower garden was illuminated with splendid lights and hundreds of artists entertained the audience with music and dances praising the country.

Meanwhile, revellers in Ho Chi Minh City were treated to fireworks at the front end of the Saigon river tunnel.

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A number of art performances also took place in many locations across the city.

Thousands of people in central Da Nang city also had a chance to enjoy a fireworks performance on the Han river on September 2.

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Foreign visitors join the locals to celebrate National Day.

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Fireworks display in Da Nang city

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