Performances of parachutes, hot-air balloons to be held in DIFF 2017

 

Performances of hot-air balloons will be organized from April 27 to the opening ceremony of the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2017 on April 30.

The colourful hot air balloons will fly over Da Nang between 6.30am and 7.30am daily, from the East Sea Park to Asia Park.

The even’t opening ceremony will also open with a fascinating paramotor display in the sky on April 30, aiming at celebarting the 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties between Viet Nam and South Korea.

The Danang International Fireworks Competition 2017 will be held  from April 29 to June 24. This year’s festival themed Shining Ngu Hanh Son (The Marble Mountains) will attract 8 teams from the U.S., France, China, Austria and others.

Vietnamese and Austrian teams will compete in the first day of the festival. The competition will be held along the Han River banks in Hai Chau and Son Tra Districts.

It will be different from the previous years. Instead of taking place on three consecutive days, the 2017 compettion will run in 2 months.

Accordingly, the contest will present 5 spectacular firework displays named five basic elements of wood, fire, earth, metal, and water every Satrurday nights. The performances will be broadcast live by the Vietnam Television.

A series of many interesting cultural and sporting events, including street festivals, art performances, Cham cultural festival, beer festival, sculpture festival, food fair and more will be launched during the two-month long event.

SGGP