Fri, 26 Dec 2014. Last updated Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:59
There are many exciting activities held to welcome Vietnam New Year 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City. There are also many cultural shows welcoming New Year to serve local people, students and workers taking place at many famous points inside and outside the city, universities and in export processing zones, especially Bitexco Financial Tower in the city center. These activities include Art Performances celebrating New Year 2015 and artistic fireworks display. The Art Performances celebrating New Year 2015 will start at 20:30 on December 31, 2014 to 0:30 on January 1, 2015 day at 23-9 Park, with the participation of many famous singers and artists. The program is conducted by Bong Sen Ethnic Music and Dance Theater and Ho Chi Minh City's Music Center. The program will be broadcasted lively on Ho Chi Minh City Television.
The art performances of fireworks for celebrating New Year Eve combined with light shows take place in 15 minutes, from 0h00 to 0h15 on January 1, 2015, at Bitexco Financial Tower, no. 2 at Hai Trieu Street, District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City. There are also two auxiliary points located at Bitexco Office Building on Nguyen Hue Street and Tan Hai Long Hotel in Ho Tung Mau Street in District 1.
According to festival's organizers, the topic of fireworks performance this time is "Ho Chi Minh City – 40 Springs", and funded entirely from socialization source. To create an outstanding New Year Eve's 2015, the 15-minute fireworks display will be combined with 3D-laser light show typical images on two sides of Bitexco Financial Tower. The fireworks performance at New Year Eve in Ho Chi Minh City is primarily implemented with 1,328 tubes of fireworks imported from France by a French Company, Ruggieri. The company was established in 1789. It is a leading companies in the world with fireworks program implementations on high buildings. Ruggieri said that they would use their new invention of Pyrotechnic waterfalls for the first time in Vietnam.
Firework system is installed in the helipad and the roof of the Bitexco tower. In addition, the chassis will be fitted at some supporting points nearby. The 15-minute fireworks display will be combined with audio and 3D laser light performance, creating artistic and splendid effects. The shaped image will appear in turn on the sides of Bitexco Tower with pictures of Party's flag, national flag, pictures of President Ho Chi Minh, and symbols of Ho Chi Minh City, Dragon House Wharf, the City People's Committee, Reunification Palace, Sagion Opera House, Ben Thanh Market, and Saigon Central Post Office and Bitexco Financial Tower. Funding for the fireworks this year is socialized and sponsored by Bitexco Group.
From January 1, 2015 through January 2, 2015, at Aeon Mall in Tan Phu Celadon, Light Festival in Ho Chi Minh will take place under the theme "Colors of Flowers and Sea". With this light festival, visitors can witness gorgeous and shimmering scenery made up of thousands of LED full-color lights. Firstly, with blue and white mixed mellowly and soothingly, "The Way of Sea" will take visitors entering the festival site. Next, it is the tunnel called "Dance of Cherry Blossom" covered by a sweet pink, romantic and magical space, forming a shimmering sharp and beautiful angle of photography for guests. One of the attractions at the festivals in Ho Chi Minh City is the dining area, "Food Fair". It will sell a lot of food, drink and attractive lovely gifts. Thus, under the policy of socialization, Ho Chi Minh City will have an attractive light festival in 2015's New Year beside Ham Nghi Lights Street in 2015 instead of Nguyen Hue Street.