|Flower street Home Hanoi Xuan is the place to go during this Lunar New Year Holiday |
During this year's Lunar New Year Holiday, the Home Hanoi Xuan 2021 flower street has become a tourist attraction in Hanoi. The flower street, which opened its doors on December 26, is organised by An Khanh JVC with the theme “Rediscover the original Vietnamese New Year".
|Visitors wear ao dai to take photos in the gorgeous sunflower garden |
Visitors can enjoy the spring atmosphere with hundreds of flowers and plants, which are typical for the spring season. There are also numerous traditional entertainment activities from many regions.
|Visitors are immersed in a peaceful and unique poetic atmosphere of plants and flowers |
The flower street creates a space with the original value of Vietnamese New Year in the heart of the capital. Thus, Vietnamese visitors have the opportunity to go back to their cultural roots and immerse theselves in a peaceful and unique poetic atmosphere of plants and flowers in spring. Home Hanoi Xuan 2021 is an ideal place for residents and tourists alike to take beautiful and lively pictures in Hanoi.
|Groups of friends dressed in traditional costumes and take photos to capture the memories of a joyful New Year |
Also, visitors can enjoy the magnificient festive season when visiting the flower street. Many families and groups of friends dress in traditional costumes and take photos to capture the memories of a joyful New Year with myriad spring flowers. Thanks to the favourable weather during the holiday, thousands of flowers bloomed in all colours.
|Visitors can ride a bike in the flower street Home Hanoi Xuan 2021 |
The flower street offers hundreds of species of flowers and ornamental plants. Covering a total area of nearly one hecatre, the street stretches across a quarter kilometre. Visitors are attracted by the gorgeous sunflower garden, the dreamy purple violet garden, the blooming peach trees, the beautiful pink and purple pansy flowers, as well as the fruitful kumquat garden.
|Young calligraphy artists putting their beautiful writings on display |
In addition to admiring spring flowers, visitors can explore a series of booths featuring traditional activities like calligraphy, toy figurines (to he), Van Phuc silk, Dong Ho painting, Bat Trang pottery making, or the Chuong conical hat village.
There are also folk games imbued with the cultural characteristics of the Northern Delta region like throwing cotton balls, catching a duck while blindfolded, blindfolded drumming, Mandarin square capturing, throwing darts at balloons, water puppetry, and Quan ho singing.
|Quan Ho singing is one of the many activities to celebrate the Lunar New Year |
Other interesting activities for visitors include the booth to write New Year wishes and hang them on trees. Many visitors come to pick buds and send New Year wishes.
|There are many booths featuring traditional activities |
Ben Xuan area at the flower street recreates a river with rustic bamboo bridge, water wheel, and flower boats to create a space full of spring. Visitors can walk for a few minutes to reach the peach garden with hundreds of Nhat Tan peach trees in full bloom.
|The spring flower street will bring some deeply missed hometown colours to Hanoians |
Ngoc Bich (Hanoi), a visitor to the event, said that, “The flower street evokes the ancient Tet atmosphere so visitors can learn about the cultures of many regions. I took my two children to the flower street and they were very happy to be immersed in traditional culture.”
Converging cultural spaces and beautiful flowers, Home Hanoi Xuan 2021 recreates the image of a delicate and rich Hanoi through cultural and artistic activities, connecting the past heritage to the present, introducing the old Lunar New Year style into the flow of modern life.
The flower street aims to contribute to preserving cultural heritage, nurturing the spirit of loving nature, protecting the environment, as well as creating cultural and spiritual values that are meaningful to the community.
In the past few days, the flower street ensured the safety of visitors by fully observing epidemic prevention regulations. The small landscape spaces are beautifully designed and airy. The organisers installed cameras to measure temperature while reminding visitors to keep their distance.
|The organisers placed top priority on the health and safety of visitors |
The organiser of the event said that Home Hanoi Xuan 2021 was organised for the first time in Splendora Urban Area in Hanoi. The flower street is expected to be a new spring destination for Hanoian people. Taking inspiration from the beautiful countryside with beautiful flowers and lush lawn, the street brings a peaceful and warm space for visitors to experience the traditional Lunar New Year in Hanoi.
|Splendora urban area organised the flower street Home Hanoi Xuan until February 21 |
To allow more people and tourists to visit, the flower street Home Hanoi Xuan 2021 will welcome visitors until February 21 instead of closing on Febrary 16 as planned. The organisers will continue to ensure the highest security and safety for tourists.