Numerous people flocked to churches and downtown areas in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday evening to celebrate Christmas Eve in an exciting atmosphere amid vivid and colorful decorations. The scene of a Christmas celebration ceremony at Tan Dinh Church in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City. Hai Ba Trung Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City is overcrowded with people celebrating Christmas Eve, December 24, 2023. A Ho Chi Minh City resident takes a wefie of his family in front of the statue of Our Lady of Peace at the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, December 24, 2023. Binh An Church in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City is packed with Catholic followers and visitors, December 24, 2023.