Localities nationwide flooded with Christmas atmosphere

Tuesday, 2018-12-25 11:58:05
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The Saint Joseph Cathedral Church is sparkling on Christmas Eve. (Photo: Thuy Nguyen)
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NDO – A happy Christmas atmosphere prevailed over many provinces and cities around the country with sparkling streets, churches and parishes which were decorated with colourful flowers and LED lights.

On the night of December 24, a great number of parishioners and tourists were present at Saint Joseph Cathedral to join the Christmas Eve celebrations. Art performances held by parishioners in front of the Cathedral attracted large numbers of Hanoians and visitors.

Numerous parishioners and visitors enjoying an art programme in front of the Cathedral.

The event featured familiar Christmas songs.

Catholics and other people celebrate Christmas under the snow foam.

Domestic and international visitors take photos in front of the Cathedral.

Christmas decorations sold around the Cathedral.

Despite tiny raindrops, local people and visitors in Da Lat city flocked to churches in the city centre to enjoy the Christmas atmosphere. On the streets, many men posing as ‘Santa Clauses’ were presenting gifts to children. Christmas songs heard from restaurants and cafes contributed to the romantic atmosphere in the mountainous city.

The Saint Nicholas Cathedral sparkles with lights and flowers.

Houses in Tung Lam parish in Da Lat are shining gorgeously.

Children taking photos with ‘Santa Claus’.

Every corner in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue is also sparkling and colourful with LED lights, creating a warm atmosphere.

Parishioners attend a ceremony on Christmas Eve at a church in Phu Nhuan war, Hue city.

Large numbers of people and visitors flock to Phu Cam Cathedral in Hue.

Millions of Catholics in the southern province of Dong Nai welcomed a peaceful and happy Christmas.

Many people went out to share the joyful Christmas Eve.

Parishioners and people in the southern province of Soc Trang were also eager to celebrate the 2018 Christmas Eve with numerous unique activities.

Catholics enjoy the festive atmosphere at Soc Trang Cathedral.