Han River: Sparkling in the night of the Fire work Festival9/3/2011 12:00:00 AM | http://fireworks.danang.vn
Since 2008, Danang has been honored to be the host of International Firework Contest every year. This is the cultural and tourism event of international stature that Danang has organized successfully attracting the attention of a wide participation of residents and visitors, contributing to the brand development of modern Danang City - dynamic and innovative in the new era, and created a good opportunity to stimulate the city in developing strongly tourism, services and investment attraction in the country.
Since the past three years, the images of beautiful firework displays colorfully bursting in the melodious music stream on sparkling Han River night has been imprinted in the heart of Da Nang residents and visitors whenever referring to the beautiful city of peace by the river and by the sea. The world class performances shown by the teams from five continents bring to viewers the true strange and different feelings, create an international class playground, reunion and is becoming a brand, a unique tourism product of the City.
To follow the success of the past 3 years, on 29th and 30th April 2011, Da Nang city continue to organize the International Firework Contest with the participation of England (Jubilee Fireworks Company), Korea (Hanwha Companyn), Italy (Parente Fireworks A & C SNC Company), China (Panda Fireworks Company) and the host team - Vietnam (Danang City). The international teams has been selected based on quality, capacity and ranking in the international firework competition in the world, this promises to give Danang International Fireworks Contest 2011 many gorgeous and attractive displays bringing the unique color of each team.
This year, Da Nang city will continue to build the stage system consisting of two zones: stand A at the main stage with a capacity of over 9,000 seats for invited guests and stage B on an empty land of Olalani Project with the capacity of about 16,000 seats to sell tickets for residents and visitors with the price of 200,000 VND per person per ticket per night. In order to create favorable conditions for residents and visitors, Da Nang City arranges ticket selling post in Ho Chi Minh (1 point), Hanoi (1 point) and 5 points in Danang consisting of Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Nguyen Hien Dinh Theatre, Trung Vuong Theatre, Center for Tourism Promotion and Viet Art Joint Stock Company. Besides, the city also allows companies owning tourism boats to sell tickets for enjoying firework on boat. However, they have to commit on the safety, service quality and the ticket price can not exceed 200,000 VND/person/night. . Residents and visitors who have no conditions to buy tickets to the stages or to boats can enjoy the fireworks display on the Bach Dang street, Tran Hung Dao Street, the Han River, Thuan Phuoc bridge ...
In the scope of contest, the city will also host many ancillary activities such as Displaying firework on computer, Music program before the contest performed by Trung Vuong Theatre, Art programs on the main stage by Lam Son Company (Hanoi). Many other supporting activities will be held such as the flower boat parade, displaying flower galands and coloured lantern on Han River, Non Nuoc Carved Stone Exhibition, the Third Beautiful Photoes of Firework Exhibition, Grilled Food Exchange Festival, Performance and organization of sports activities, music, fashion, Light decoration Art at My Khe beach...
In recent years, each contest, each show has brought many different impressions. The participating teams have studied much about the culture and history of Vietnam and Da Nang to build the impressive performance. For example, the performance by the Portuguese team with the theme "Dragon and fire - the birth place of legendary" takes viewers back to a time when the legends about dragons and fairy appeared. The touching love story of the fairy Au Co traveling down and trapped on the earth, tears of the fairy flowing into the Han River is displayed by the brilliant colorful light of firework by the French team. Similarly, the famous love story of Luong Son Ba - Chuc Anh Dai by Chinese team has brought real emotions in the audiences’ hearts. The characteristic sounds of the didgeridoo of the natives in Australia has brought audiences to the endless steppes of the kangaroo country, or the dazzling firework display filled with lively music of the U.S. team has demonstrated a unique culture of the country ...
In the past three years, we could see the attraction of the contest as well as the warmly welcome atmosphere of the residents and international friends through the fact that all the hotels in the city were already booked, tickets for the Firework Contest Enjoying were fully reserved in the beginning of the year; the national airline of Vietnam increased tens of flights to Da Nang during this time, but all the tickets were sold out ... On the nights of the performance, hundreds of thousand of residents and tourists filled the stages and all buildings and roads nearby. That is to say that Danang International Firework Contest has succeeded brilliantly bringing to Da Nang and Vietnam a unique cultural and tourism event of international stature.
“ With all the special favours from the Nature and the tireless efforts of man, flowers have bloomed on this gentle and beautiful city so that Danang will always attract visitors near and far and become a beloved and missing part to those who have ever come to Da Nang. " said Mr Tran Van Minh - Chair man of Danang People’s Committee.