New Year's Eve 2011 around the world

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Vietnam

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    'Human chess' in Hanoi, played during celebrations of Lunar New Year in February. This year Vietnam's capital will celebrate the Gregorian new year for the first time.
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Vietnam's capital city, Hanoi, will officially celebrate the Gregorian new year for the first time this year. Previously it only celebrated Tet, the holiday that marks the lunar new year, BBC reported. Fox News reports that the fledgling celebration will include a light show and DJs in front of the city’s opera house.

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