Saigon parish lights up Christmas lights

At the beginning of December, people in religious hamlets in Ho Chi Minh City together decorate their houses and neighborhoods to prepare for the coming Christmas.

On the eve of Christmas, Pham The Hien religious village in District 8 decorated caves and miniatures, attracting many people to visit.

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People buy Christmas decorations at a store on Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City – Photo: NHU Y

The villages shimmering in the lights spread around every corner, creating a unique feature for Saigon. As noted by Tuoi Tre Online, in the religious hamlets in District 8, District 4, Go Vap District… filled with Christmas atmosphere. 

People in 5 parishes of Pham The Hien parish, District 8 are busy completing the final decorations to prepare for Christmas. The religious village in Go Vap is equally bustling. On the Le Duc Tho route, there are more than 600m of twinkling lights in the night. 

Mr. Hoang Trong Thong (Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City) shared: “This stretch of road is focused on doing in one day, this year the parish has a new point in decoration, which is to use popular materials. making huts, windmills…representing Vietnamese cultural traditions. Currently, the pre-Christmas preparations have been completed 80%, people are still continuing to complete the rest.”

At Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street (District 5, Ho Chi Minh City), shops selling Christmas decorations began to attract customers, people came to choose a few items to decorate their Christmas trees. 

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A variety of decorative items for people to choose from – Photo: NHU Y

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Mr. Lan and Mr. Hung (members of Mau Tam Parish) install decorative lights at alley 248 Hoang Van Thu Street, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City – Photo: HUONG HUNG

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Mr. Nguyen Van Sach (67 years old) connects the lights to decorate the cave on Pham The Hien Street, District 8, Ho Chi Minh City – Photo: HUU HUNG

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People living on Pham The Hien Street, Ward 6, District 8, Ho Chi Minh City decorate rock caves to welcome Christmas – Photo: HUU HUNG

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Mr. Nguyen Phuoc Loc (left) and Nguyen Huu Phuoc install decorative lights on the cave in the Heart of Mary area, Ward 6, District 8, HCMC – Photo: NHAT TH

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The cave was built at the parish of Binh An parish (District 8, HCMC) – Photo: NHU Y

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Mr. Truong Van Tinh has worked for nearly 30 years with the work of designing caves by himself, choosing each paint color to decorate Binh An Parish (District 8, Ho Chi Minh City) every Christmas – Photo: NHU Y

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A section of Le Duc Tho Street, Ward 15, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City is filled with colors with more than 600m of string lights – Photo: HUU HUONG

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Xom Chieu Parish, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City lights up – Photo: THANH HUNG

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Ms. Nguyen Nhu Hoa and her daughter took souvenir photos at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City – Photo: NHAT THU

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