Ho Chi Minh City’s annual countdown party to welcome the New Year will be held on Nguyen Hue street in district 1 on December 30 and 31.

It will feature laser and water shows, LED and other attractive lighting, and circus acts by international artists like Dennis Ignatov, Jennifer “Foxie” Marie Drilling, and “Cheetah” Russell Platt.

There will also be DJs Mark Jolly, Drew Tudose, Alan Pham, and Jessica Nguyen, and singers Ho Ngoc Ha, Thu Minh, Ha Anh Tuan, Ha Okio, Minh Thu, and Ngo Thanh Van.

The party will begin at 6pm on both days, and the countdown, 15 minutes before midnight on New Year’s Eve.

The city will see two firework displays on New Year’s Eve. The 15-minnute displays will be set off at the Thu Thiem tunnel in district 2 and Dam Sen Amusement Park in district 11.-VNA