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Hanoi buzzes with Tet spirit
The people of Hanoi are eagerly awaiting the auspicious moment of the New Year.

Tet, Vietnam's longest traditional Lunar New Year, is knocking on every family's door and is expected to bring abundant vitality and joy to people.

Leaving behind the hardships and worries of the old year, Hanoians are eagerly welcoming the auspicious moment of the new year with good premonitions.

These days, all the streets of Hanoi are getting a new facelift with the red color of the national flag; pink, yellow, blue of flowers, panels, posters, and decorative lights to welcome the spring of 2024.

Colorful space with bold traditional features at Hang Luoc flower market in downtown Hanoi. Photos: Duy Khanh, Thanh Hai/The Hanoi Times

Young girls in ao dai, the traditional long Vietnamese dress, stroll to feel the spring atmosphere at Ba Dinh Square in central Hanoi.

Large inscription "Prosperous Year of the Dragon" on the Kim Ngan Communal House in Hoan Kiem District.

Tet space in the heart of the capital city.

Workers decorate the dragon mascot with flowers.

Wrapping banh chung (sticky rice cake) at the "Vietnamese Tet - Old Quarter Tet 2024" program recently held in Hanoi.

Young people in Hanoi preserve traditional values.

A young girl poses for photos at Hanoi's Spring Market.

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