Bustling shopping in the largest Christmas street in Ho Chi Minh City

It’s about 1 week until Christmas, but at the major Christmas shopping streets in Ho Chi Minh City, the shopping atmosphere is already busy, buyers and sellers are bustling around the clock.

Since early November, many shops on Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street, Phung Hung (District 5, Ho Chi Minh City) have sold Christmas decorations with many eye-catching items and beautiful designs such as Pine trees, snowmen, Mr. Santa Claus, bow accessories, snowflakes, etc. to serve the shopping and decoration needs of the people.

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Shops selling Christmas decorations are always bustling with customers. Many stores display decorative items spilling out onto the sidewalk, staff members take to the streets to invite customers to come and shop.

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Compared to previous years, this year most Christmas decoration items have increased slightly. Items such as laurel wreaths are priced from 80,000 to 350,000 VND; decorative balls cost from 8,000 – 50,000 VND/fruit; A pine tree with a height of 1m- 4.5m costs about 400,000 VND to 5,000,000 VND/tree…

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Looking for Christmas decorations, Ms. Pham Quyen shared that every year she comes to this route to the shop. “Christmas decoration not only helps to beautify our house, symbols such as laurel wreaths, pearls… also mean warmth and peace,” Quyen said.

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Santa Claus, one of the indispensable images of Christmas, is often depicted as a handsome, cheerful man with a white beard, wearing a red jacket with a fur collar and white sleeves, red pants with white fur collar, red hat with white fur… carrying a bag full of children’s gifts.

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Christmas items such as: Santa Claus, pine trees, snowmen, decorative foam models, pearls … colorful attract many young people.

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Taking advantage of noon, Mr. Phu and Mrs. Vy went to Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street to buy Christmas decorations. “Every year, every year, at this time, our family buys things to decorate, this year, despite difficulties due to the epidemic, our family tries to keep this little joy,” Vy shared.

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Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street (District 5, Ho Chi Minh City) is famous as a typical Christmas shopping place. This year, due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, the atmosphere is somewhat quieter than in previous years. Follow (Dan Tri)