The fourth Danang International Fireworks Competition 2011 themed “Sparkling Han River” will officially take place in the central city of Danang from April 29-30.
According to Nguyen Minh Sam, Director of Da Nang Foreign Affairs Department this year’s competition will see the participation of teams from the Republic of Korea (RoK), China, Italy, the UK and the host Danang team.
The event will be coupled with a lantern release and a boat procession on the Han River along with musical performances and fashions shows, Sam said at the international press briefing on March 24.
He added that the event aims to promote Danang’s image and as well as introduce attractive destinations of the city to domestic and foreign tourists.
Da Nang Fireworks Festival is organized on the occasion of Vietnam National Reunion Day (30 April) and Labor Day (1 May). These are the important holidays in Vietnam. Participants are pyrotechnic teams from all over the world compete against each other. Location of the firing is at Han River port. Watching stands are on the other side of river bank. However, the fireworks performance can be viewed at many vantage points around the city, on the bridges or on boats.