Colourful Christmas Eve enjoyed nationwide

Wednesday, 2019-12-25 11:18:03
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Saint Joseph’s Cathedral in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem District was sparkling on Christmas Eve. (Photo: Dang Anh – Thuy Nguyen)
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NDO – Catholics and people in many localities nationwide enjoyed a peaceful Christmas atmosphere on the night of December 24.

In the capital city of Hanoi, with the cold and dry weather, many parishioners, citizens and visitors were present at churches to join in the celebrations and meaningful activities.

Cua Bac Church in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, completed all its preparations for the important celebrations in the late afternoon. (Photo: Thuy Nguyen – Dang Anh)

Many parishioners attend a ceremony on Christmas Eve at the church. (Photo: Thuy Nguyen – Dang Anh)

Visitors take photos at Saint Joseph’s Cathedral. (Photo: Thuy Nguyen – Dang Anh)

The young people show interest in cute and colourful accessories for Christmas. (Photo: Thuy Nguyen – Dang Anh)

Everyone is eager to capture beautiful images on Christmas Eve. (Photo: Thuy Nguyen – Dang Anh)

Children are happy to receive presents from Santa Claus. (Photo: Thuy Nguyen – Dang Anh)

The mountainous city of Da Lat on Christmas Eve. (Photo: Van Bao)

The Saint Nicholas Cathedral sparkles with lights and flowers. (Photo: Van Bao)

Christmas atmosphere in Xuan Phuong Commune, Xuan Truong District, Nam Dinh Province. (Photo: Tran Khanh)

Catholics celebrate Christmas in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hue. (Photo: Cong Hau)

In Hue, the Christmas atmosphere was not only flowing from churches but also from cafes, restaurants and hotels that were filled with shimmering lights. (Photo: Cong Hau)

Visitors take photos with Santa Claus at Ba Na Hills, Da Nang City. (Photo: Thanh Tung)

A Christmas tree made of 5,000 ornamented plastic bottles was decorated beautifully at Da Nang’s Asian Park. (Photo: Thanh Tung)