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Early Mid-Autumn colors at District 5’s lantern street
Tuesday,  Sep 19,2017,15:57 (GMT+7)
Although the Mid-Autumn Festival is still half a month from now, thousands of local and foreign tourists are rushing to the lantern quarter on Luong Nhu Hoc and Phu Dinh streets in HCMC’s District 5 during the weekend to admire the beauty of sparkling lanterns in different shapes and vibrant colors, pose for stunning photos and immerse themselves in the joyful and jubilant atmosphere. 
Second book street set to open in town in mid-October
Tuesday,  Sep 12,2017,16:36 (GMT+7)
HCMC’s second book street on Nguyen Dong Chi Street in Tan Phu Ward, District 7 is scheduled to come into operation from October 20, according to the district authority.
Massimo Dutti opens first store in Vietnam
Monday,  Sep 11,2017,19:42 (GMT+7)
Massimo Dutti last Friday opened its first store on the first floor of Vincom Center on Dong Khoi Street in District 1, HCMC.
Nguyen Vinh Hien wins first prize at flycam photography contest
Monday,  Sep 11,2017,19:40 (GMT+7)
Nguyen Vinh Hien, a native from the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long, grasped the first prize for his photo “Ca Mau Cape” at a photo contest titled “Vietnam from above”, the first competition for flycam photography enthusiasts in the country.
Japan-Vietnam Festival 2017 set for early 2018 in HCMC
Friday,  Sep 8,2017,20:55 (GMT+7)
The Japan-Vietnam Festival 2017 is scheduled to take place in January next year, instead of November like in previous years, opening up opportunities for locals and expats to get a glimpse of Japanese culture and ties between the two countries.
Stradivarius opens first store in Vietnam
Tuesday,  Sep 5,2017,22:33 (GMT+7)
Stradivarius last Friday opened its first store on the second floor of Vincom Center on Dong Khoi Street in District 1, HCMC.
YouTube FanFest comes to Vietnam
Friday,  Aug 25,2017,20:29 (GMT+7)
YouTube FanFest Vietnam 2017 will be held on August 26 at GEM Center in HCMC’s District 1. The first YouTube FanFest comes to Vietnam owing to the collaboration between Samsung Soundbar, VietJet Air and Yomost. 
Going places in city during weekend
Thursday,  Aug 24,2017,20:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC has increasingly become more appealing in the eyes of local youths and international tourists, boasting not only the stunning beauty of age-old landmarks but also a wide variety of weekend options for shopping, hangouts and food. Following are some destinations visitors should discover during the weekend.
Second pedestrian street flooded with cheerful visitors on opening day
Wednesday,  Aug 23,2017,00:29 (GMT+7)
Thousands of local youths and foreign tourists on Sunday rushed to Bui Vien Street in the backpacker’s area in HCMC’s District 1 to enjoy the bustling, cheeful atmosphere on the opening day of the city’s second pedestrian street.
A glimpse of life on Kenh Te Canal
Tuesday,  Aug 22,2017,01:22 (GMT+7)
Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho City and Cai Be floating market in Tien Giang Province are what local and international tourists often think of first when it comes to visiting floating markets in Vietnam. But there is a less-known floating market for fruits along HCMC’s Kenh Te Canal where poor migrants from the Mekong Delta live in makeshift houseboats and earn their daily bread by selling various fruits. 
Thien Long launches new products with Disney characters
Wednesday,  Aug 16,2017,19:31 (GMT+7)
The images of famous Disney characters such as Mickey Mouse & Friends, Frozen Elsa and Anna, Princess Snow White, Cinderella and Cars will appear on Thien Long products such as pens and student equipment.
Green Farm Day 2017 lures huge crowd
Monday,  Aug 14,2017,20:44 (GMT+7)
Hundreds of local residents and foreigners visited the Crescent Mall in Phu My Hung Urban Zone in HCMC’s District 7 to participate in the second annual Phu My Hung green farm day, which took place from 8.30 a.m. to 8 p.m. last Saturday and Sunday.
Green farm day 2017 slated for this weekend
Friday,  Aug 11,2017,13:58 (GMT+7)
Phu My Hung green farm day 2017 will take place on August 12-13 at the Crescent Mall in Phu My Hung Urban Zone in HCMC’s District 7.
3D-mapping lighting show at City Hall
Thursday,  Aug 10,2017,23:49 (GMT+7)
Local and international tourists on Tuesday had a great opportunity to admire an artistic lighting show of 3D mapping techniques at the City Hall on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Weekend venues in town
Thursday,  Aug 10,2017,22:04 (GMT+7)
Apart from sightseeing spots, HCMC has on offer many bustling and colorful venues for shopping, relaxation and dining services for tourists, especially those from abroad. Following are some destinations recommended for visitors during the weekend.
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