Last update: 02:25 | 11/02/2018
Many streets around the capital city of Hanoi have been colourfully decorated with flower displays and decorative signage to welcome the Lunar New Year Festival.
Small gardens near Hoan Kiem Lake are richly adorned with a decorative sign announcing a “Happy New Year 2018”.
Workers arrange fresh flowers on a specially designed vertical flower bed next to Hoan Kiem.
A large steel frame has been installed as part of preparations for the fireworks displays at Hoan Kiem Lake. This is one of the nine places for firework shows in Hanoi on the eve of New Year.
Gardeners install flower covered structures in front of the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum.
Workers erect decorative signs in front of the King Ly Thai To statue.
A group of workers makes plastic bouquets at the end of Dien Bien Phu Street to be used in decorations.
A gardener waters a flower garden among peach branches in Dinh Tien Hoang Street.
Freshly painted curbs on the sidewalk of Nguyen Chi Thanh Street.
A large display showing a dog, the year’s symbol, as part of a floral 2018 sign at the front of the gate of Thong Nhat.