Hanoians and foreigners living in the city will experience the Traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival’s joyful atmosphere by attending a wide range of cultural and art performances held during February in the capital city.

From New Year’s Eve to February 15, more than 100 stage performances will take place. Organised by the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the performances also celebrate the 83 rd founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam on February 3.

A mixture of traditional and modern music performed by professional artists from Hanoi and surrounding clubs will resonate from 29 districts, with special performances at Ba Kieu and Ngoc Son temples.

A New Year’s Eve fireworks display will light up the sky from 29 sites in Hanoi .

Residents will be able to take part in numerous cultural activities and exhibitions at the Hanoi Library and Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam, the first royal college in Vietnam .

A number of traditional festivals will also take place on the outskirts of Hanoi.