Colourful flower market at Lunar New Year in Little Saigon

A flower market at the Lunar New Year of the Vietnamese community in Little Saigon, the US, has opened with various flowers, parallel sentences and bright red packets to greet the New Year.

A flower market at the Lunar New Year of the Vietnamese community in Little Saigon, the US, has opened with various flowers, parallel sentences and bright red packets to greet the New Year.

Colourful flower market at Lunar New Year in Little Saigon

A flower market at the Lunar New Year of the Vietnamese community in Little Saigon,
the US, has opened with various flowers, parallel sentences and bright red packets

The Vietnamese community in Little Saigon, Orange County, South California, the US,
have begun their annual Lunar New Year celebrations with a boisterous lion dance

The flower market on the Lunar New Year of the Goat is open from January 30th to
January 18th with many kiosks with all kinds of flowers, ornamental plants

Many species of orchid in a variety of colours are available to customers.

The bright colours of the flowers bring hope of a happy and lucky new year for every family

Colourful flower market at Lunar New Year in Little Saigon

The flower market attracts a large number of overseas Vietnamese to buy, visit and
take pictures. In the above photo, a Vietnamese woman shows two pots of

Kumquat pots make an entire corner of the market yellow. The kind of kumquat
here has a longer ‘teardrop’ fruit than the kind commonly sold in Vietnam.

Peach braches with many buds are one of the items most favored by many customers.
Buyers pay about USD20 per bundle with four or five branches and about USD125

Some organizations also participate in the market to raise funds for charity.

Colourful flower market at Lunar New Year in Little Saigon

A corner for parallel sentences, red packet and decorative items inside of house

Colourful flower market at Lunar New Year in Little Saigon

Local people eagerly joining the Vietnamese flower market

Colourful flower market at Lunar New Year in Little Saigon

Apart from flower market, the Vietnamese community in Little Saigon will organize
various programs to welcome the Lunar New Year Festival such as music, traditional

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