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Andong cultural day in Hoi An, 2017

posted Nov 22, 2017, 7:25 AM by Danang Beach   [ updated Nov 26, 2017, 7:25 AM by Khachsan Danang ]

In order to strengthen the relationship between Hội An city (Vietnam) and Andong City(Korea), in cooperation with Andong City and International Mask Arts and Culture Organization (IMACO), Hội An City will hold “Andong Cultural Day in Hội An” from November 14th to 16th, 2017.

One day before, the promotional event for Andong Cultural Day will take place at 16:00 on November 14th  at 106 Bach Dang street.

From November 14th to 16th, An Hoi Sculpture Garden is home to many supporting activites of the event such as: Andong tourism introduction booth, Vietnamese and Korean food, Korean tea ceremony, etc.

“Andong Cultural Day in Hoi An”, which is a cultural event of friendship between Hoi An and Andong city, promises to contribute to the promotion of culture and tourism of both sides.

Time                    Content                                                          Venue
November 14th
16:00 – 17:00 Traditional performances of Andong and Hoi An 106 Bạch Đằng st.

November 15th
19:00 – 22:00 Artistic program: “Andong Cultural Day” An Hội Sculpture Garden

Regular activities
15:00 – 21:30
November 14th, 15th & 16th Photography exhibition, Introduction of Andong Culture and Tourism, Hội An and Andong food service An Hội Sculpture Garden

(Source: Danang Tourism Website)


Activities of APEC Economic Leaders' Week rehearsed

posted Nov 1, 2017, 6:51 AM by Danang Beach   [ updated Nov 3, 2017, 2:24 AM by Khachsan Danang ]

State President Tran Dai Quang and his wife recently chaired the final rehearsal of activities in the APEC Economic Leaders' Week (AELW) slated for 6-11 November in Da Nang.

President Tran Dai Quang and his wife at the final rehearsal on 29 October  (Photo: VNA)
The President talking to traffic police officers who will perform duties during AELW... (Photo: VNA)
...and talking to officials while visiting a meeting room of AELW.... (Photo: VNA)
... and siting at a meeting room of the Week... (Photo: VNA)
... and visiting a photo exhibition which will be officially opened during the Week (Photo: VNA)
The State leader visiting the working place of Viet Nam News Agency reporters (Photo: VNA)
President Tran Dai Quang and some Viet Nam News Agency reporters posing for a photo (Photo: VNA)
The wife of President Tran Dai Quang (in green blouse) visiting a site hosting an activity in rehearsal... (Photo: VNA)
... and walking on a street which will be the venue of some activities during AELW... (Photo: VNA)
... and watching a women embroidering a picture which will be an activity during AELW (Photo: VNA)

(Source: Danang Today)


Tourism service providers gear up for APEC summit week

posted Nov 1, 2017, 6:43 AM by Danang Beach

Over recent months, many tourism service providers in Da Nang have raced against time to complete all their good preparations for the 2017 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week (AELW) from 6-11 November.  This important event is the culmination of Viet Nam’s year-long hosting of APEC meetings.

Many hotels which have already been selected to serve the upcoming AELW, now have sufficient human resources.  In particular, these venues have recruited a total of 1,000 part-time employees who are undergraduates from universities and junior colleges.

The General Manager of the Furama Resort Danang, Mr Matthias Wiesmann, proudly said that his luxury resort has focused on developing new facilities to serve AELW, especially the Ariyana Convention and Exhibition Centre (ADECC) to the south of the Furama Villas Danang. 

Alongside, many training courses have been provided to the resort’s staff members in order to enhance their professional skills. 

Furama Resort Danang and the Ecolab Vietnam JSC- Viet Nam's leading company in manufacturing and distribution of consumer goods – recently jointly organised an extensive training course on food hygiene systems for a total of about 100 kitchen and stewarding employees. 

Additionally, all the trainees learned about how to apply proper chemicals to food and kitchen utensils. 

This training programme aimed to enhance the quality of the resort’s kitchen team to serve the APEC summit week, and other important international events in the coming time.

Furthermore, a total.of over 50 tourist coaches provided by the city-based VITRACO Tourism & Transportation Connection Co Ltd are now available.

Most notably, VITRACO has already joined with other Vietnamese transport providers to serve events in Hoi An, Thua Thien Hue Province and Can Tho City within the framework of the ongoing ‘APEC Viet Nam 2017’ programme.

Almost VITRACO drivers and assistants have gained thorough grasps of the city’s regulations about traffic arrangements for the APEC summit week, giving way to vehicles with APEC registration plates, and not running or parking along some certain inner-city streets during this large-scale international event.

The Deputy Director of municipal Tourism Department, Mr Tran Chi Cuong, remarked that those who work in reception, bed-making, table setting, cooking and bar services, and other related aspects are willing to show their friendly and hospitable attitude and behaviour meeting the international standard protocols towards their clients in order to make them feel satisfied during their stay in the city.

(Source: Danang Today)


Nui Than Tai Hot Springs Park – Danang organize “ Vietnam – Korea Cultural Festival ”

posted Nov 1, 2017, 6:36 AM by Danang Beach

From 1-30/10, Nui Than Tai Hot Springs Park – Danang organize “ Vietnam – Korea Cultural Festival ”

Come here, you can:

• Take endless selfies with colorful Korean backgrounds
• Enjoy the sexy dances with the hottest K-Pop songs
• Turn to the princesses and princes of the Korean land with the most gorgeous costumes
• Satisfy with the top Hanbok shows
• Experience many different entertainment games at the Mud Fight
• Relive your childhood with traditional Korean and Vietnamese games
• Eat your way with the tastiest Korean dishes

“ Vietnam – Korea Cultural Festival ” with many exciting events: Vietnam – Korea cultural corner, cuisine, art shows, traditional games and many exciting gifts…

(Source: Danang Tourism Website)


Imposing opening ceremony of DIFF 2017

posted May 6, 2017, 8:48 AM by Danang Beach   [ updated May 6, 2017, 8:49 AM ]

On Sunday evening (30 April), an imposing opening ceremony of the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2017 officially began at 8.30pm, and it attracted thousands of local residents and visitors.

Chairman Tho addressing the ceremony

Present at the ceremony were Da Nang Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Xuan Anh and Deputy Secretary Vo Cong Tri, municipal People’s Committee Chairman Huynh Duc Tho, and representatives from national government agencies and the authorities of Da Nang and other Vietnamese localities, plus invited international guests.

During his opening speech at the event, Chairman Tho remarked that the Da Nang authorities and the Sun Group have made great efforts to upgrade the 2-day Da Nang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC) into the 2-month-long DIFF.   Most notably, this year’s event features international-standard fireworks performances and a wide range of exciting support activities in the beautiful and hospitable seaside city.

A fascinating performance entitled ‘Toa Sang Ngu Hanh Son’

Entitled ‘Toa Sang Ngu Hanh Son’ (Shining Marble Mountains), this year’s event involves 8 teams which have won many top prizes at international fireworks competitions around the world.  Chairman Tho, therefore, expressed his strong belief that DIFF 2017 would be successful, thereby helping Da Nang secure its position as ‘Asia’s Leading Festival and Event Destination’ title with which it was honoured at the World Travel Awards (WTAs) Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.

Circus artistes enthusiastically performing alongside some viewing stands on the eastern bank of the Han River

Also at the ceremony, the spectators enjoyed an enchanting musical show involving hundreds of artistes from nationally-renowned arts troupes.  Most notably, a fascinating performance entitled ‘Toa Sang Ngu Hanh Son’ (Shining Marble Mountains) by dancers from Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City’s Phuong Viet Dance Troupe left a good impression on the spectators.

The opening ceremony was then followed by the amazing displays by the Da Nang-Viet Nam and Austria teams.

(Source: Danang Tourism Website)


Han river will shine bright on the DIFF 2017’s opening night

posted May 6, 2017, 8:45 AM by Danang Beach

On 30th April 2017, Danang International Firework Festival – DIFF 2017 opening ceremony with special firework displays from the home team Vietnam and Austria team will be officially taken place in the five- element floating stage on Han river.

Besides, a professional and imposing art performance with the participation of the domestic and multinational artists will be happened as well. With the “Fire” theme, The DIFF 2017 opening night promises to be an unprecedentedly imposing firework performance in the nearly nine-year history of Danang’s international firework display organization.

The Danang’s sky will be lighted up by brilliant firework, balloon and paragliding performances. The stage on Han river surface will be the combination of domestic and multinational artists’ professional art performances with modern sound, light and mapping 3D image system. Along the Han riverbank with the 22.000- seat stage is small stage models with tableaus being continuously taken place.

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The “Fire” theme will be brightened up by flower garlands, torches, high skill firework, art performances, sound and light. The combination of DIFF stage’s elements namely sky, river’s surface and along the riverbank will bring an incredibly imposing and impressive firework space for the opening night.

The opening night’s key point is the two firework displays of the home team Vietnam and Austria team. With the investment in technology and performance technique alternation, the Vietnam team’s display will promise to bring various great surprises. And the leader of Austria team has revealed a staggeringly beautiful firework performance before the “Fire” night “ We would like to invite DIFF’s audience to join us on a journey of dreams, discover firework’s emotions as well as witness with their own eyes a one-of-a-kind fireworks party”.

Lễ hội pháo hoa quốc tế Đà Nẵng - DIFF 2017

Lễ hội pháo hoa quốc tế Đà Nẵng - DIFF 2017

On the “fire” opening night, the spectators will witness traditional and modern art performances being meticulously arranged and performed by famed artists namely  eminent artist Cao Minh, choreographer and people’s artist Bach Hac- Mai Trung- Dieu Hy, M4U music band,…and hundreds of artists from theaters and art companies throughout the other regions of our country.

Austria brings the horn-blowing and flag dance performances, being played by Austrian artists, to the “Fire” night as well. After the Austria’s firework display, Danang night will be roused by extremely unique mixed music performances being carried out by well-known DJ together with the eye-catching light and 3D mapping displays.

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Being imposing and meticulous, traditional and modern, the “fire” opening night is the preamble for the series of DIFF 2017’s  five-night firework program lasting for two months and promises the following surprising and appealing Earth- Metal- Water- Wood firework nights.

DIFF 2017 with the unheard- of size will contribute to creating the Asia’s leading event and festival destination for Danang. Sun Group has been commissioned to hold DIFF with the expectation of creating a strong remarkable for Danang in 2017, and DIFF will be considered as a “must-go festival” for people all over the world.

DIFF 2017 will be taken place from 3th April 2017 and lasted for two months to 24th June 2017 with the participation of eight teams: Italia, Austria, China, Japan, England, Australia, Switzerland and home team Vietnam.

With the theme “ Shining Marble Mountains”, the festival includes the series of five-night firework program named Fire- Earth- Metal- Water- Wood organized on weekly Saturdays: 30th April, 20th and 27th May, 3rd and 24th June.

A number of festivals will be concurrently held such as: Street festival with 9 floats being uniquely designed, five-element cuisine space with over 500 dishes bearing each country’s specific trait…and other enticing and jubilant events.

(Source: Danang Tourism Website)


Street Festival – Danang International Fireworks Festival

posted May 6, 2017, 8:27 AM by Danang Beach   [ updated May 6, 2017, 8:27 AM ]

The Organizing Board of Danang International Fireworks Festival 2017 has informed that there will be 24 supporting events happening in the months of DIFF 2017.

Especially, The Street Festival every Friday from 5/5 to 23/6/2017 (8 weeks) will cover the main streets of the city, organized by SUN GROUP on the occasion of Danang International Fireworks Festival.

09 flower cars with the traditional decorations of 08 participating nations in DIFF 2017 and 01 representing Danang city. On each car there will be international and Vietnamese artists, greeting the audiences at different stops. These cars will start from Asia Park with 9 different routes, each stop will be 10 to 15 minutes.


1. Asian park – Cau Tuyen Son – Le Van Hien (People’s Committee Ngu Hanh Son – Huyen Tran Cong Chu – Truong Sa (Vinpearl Da Nang) – Truong Sa (Hyaat) – Vo Nguyen Giap (Premier Village) – Phan Tu – Ngo Quyen – Cau Tran Thi Ly – 2/9  – Asian park

2. Asian park – 2/9 – Cau Tran Thi Ly – Nguyen Van Thoai – My An Beach – Cong vien Bien Dong (East Sea Park) – Hoang Sa – Hoang Sa – Le Duc Tho – Ngo Quyen – Tran Thanh Tong (Sun Home) – Van Don – Tran Hung Dao – Ly Nam De – Ngo Quyen – Dragon Bridge – 2/9 – Asian park

3. Asian park –2/9 – Dragon Bridge – Tran Hung Dao – Le Duan – Nguyen Chi Thanh – Ly Tu Trong – Tran Phu – Thanh Dien Hai (Novotel) – Bach Dang – Dong Da – Ong Ich Khiem  – Hung Vuong (BigC and The Blue) – Hung Vuong – Ham Nghi (Hoang Anh Gia Lai – Nguyen Van Linh – Trung Nu Vuong – Nui Thanh – Phan Dang Luu – Asian park

4. Asian park – 2/9 – Bach Dang  – Hung Vuong – Nguyen Chi Thanh – Le Duan – Park 29/3 – go back Hai Phong (Station Da Nang)- Nguyen Thi Minh Khai – Ly Tu Trong – Tran Phu – Quang Trung – Le Loi – Phan Chau Trinh – Hung Vuong – Phan Chau Trinh – Nguyen Van Linh – 2/9 – Asian park

5. Asian park – 30/4 – Nguyen Huu Tho – Le Dai Hanh – Truong Chinh – Dien Bien Phu (Coop Mart) – The bridge over the crossroads of Hue – Ton Duc Thang – Au Co – Hoa Khanh market – Au Co – Nguyen Dinh Trong – Ngo Van So – Nguyen Luong Bang – Nguyen Chanh – Nguyen Tat Thanh – 3/2 – Dong Da – Ly Tu Trong – Tran Phu – Tran Phu (Cham Museum) – 2/9 – Asian park

6. Asian park – 2/9 – Duy Tan – Nguyen Huu Tho – Nguyen Van Linh – Ham Nghi – Hung Vuong (BigC va The Blue) – Phan Chau Trinh – Hung Vuong – Phan Chau Trinh – Nguyen Van Linh (Cham Museum) – 2/9 (For You) – Tieu La – Le Thanh Nghi – Xo Viet Nghe Tinh – Nguyen Huu Tho – CMT8 (Metro) – CMT8 – 2/9 – Asian park

7. Asian park – 2/9 – CMT8 (Metro) – Ong Ich Duong – Qua cau Cam Le – Pham Hung – Thu Bon – Van Tien Dung – Vo Chi Cong – Nguyen Huu Tho (Le Dai Hanh + Nguyen Huu Tho) – Le Dai Hanh – Truong Chinh – Truong Chinh – Dien Bien Phu (Coop Mart) – Ha Huy Tap – Nguyen Tat Thanh – Ong Ich Khiem – Nguyen Van Linh – 2/9 (Cham Museum) – Asian park

8. Asian park – Bach Dang – 3/2  – Le Duc Tho – Hoang Sa – Vo Nguyen Giap – East Sea Park – Pham Van Dong – Tran Hung Dai  – Tran Hung Dao – Tran Hung Dai – Vo Van Dung – Ngo Quyen – Tran Thi Ly – Dao Xanh – 2/9 – Asian park

9. Asian park – Tuyen Son Bridge – Ho Xuan Huong – Furama – Truong Sa (Fusion Maia) – Truong Sa (Silver Shores) – Truong Sa – Hyatt – Truong Sa – Vinpearl – Pham Huu Nhat – Le Van Hien – Tuyen Son Bridge – Asian park

(Source: Danang Today)


International Flower Show from 25 - 26 November

posted Nov 26, 2016, 1:03 AM by Danang Beach

The Da Nang International Flower Show 2016 will take place in the city from 25 - 26 November.

Illustrative image (Source: Internet)

The event, the first of its kind to be held in the city, is being jointly organised by the city-based companies Dida Media and Minh Florist Floral and Decorating. 

Eighty floral designers from Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, France, Pakistan and Viet Nam will be in attendance.

The show will feature various exciting activities.  The opening ceremony will take place at 9.00am on 25 November at the Risemount Hotel and Resort, 120 Nguyen Van Thoai in Ngu Hanh Son District.  That will be followed by a flower arranging competition entitled ‘Da Nang FantastiCity’.  Admission is free.

At 9.00am on 26 November, a flower arranging demonstration, themed ‘Zen in Tea and Flowers’ and involving the participating flower designers, will take place at the Mangala Garden Villa at the Ocean Villas Resort Danang on Truong Sa, Ngu Hanh Son District.  The event is open to invited guests only.

Finally, at 8.00pm the same day, invited guests will be treated to an impressive Body Flower Fashion Show at the Risemount Hotel.  The show will include performances by famous Vietnamese singers Duc Tuan and Dong Lan.

For more information about the event and how to become an invited guest, please contact the Dida Media office on 0511 3838177 or via its website http://didamedia.vn/.

(Source: Danang Today)


Danang in “Top 10 Holiday Destination in Asia 2016"

posted Nov 26, 2016, 12:56 AM by Danang Beach   [ updated Nov 26, 2016, 1:09 AM ]

Danang has recently reached “Top 10 Holiday Destination in Asia 2016”, voted by readers of Smart ravel Asia.da-nang-dat-danh-hieu-top-10-diem-den-nghi-duong-hang-dau-chau-a-2016-01

Smart Travel Asia is Asia’s most prestigious online travel magazine with 14 years of experience and 1.2 million views annually all over the world.

The online voting initiated by Smart Travel Asia lasted from May to July 2017, with the participation of more than 1 million readers worldwide. A vote is based on 3 main factors: the experience quality of the tourism products, word of mouth, the popularity of the tourism brand to the online community. The voting has enabled readers to give the truest evaluations of the best tourism brands and tourism destinations of Asia.

The voters are tourists with diverse travelling experience, in addition to well-known travel journalists.

On November 14th, Chief Editor of Smart Travel Asia – Mr Vijay Verghese came to greet and present this award to Danang Center for Tourism Promotion. According to Mr. Vijay Verghese, Danang won this award thanks to its beautiful natural landscape, attractive festivals and events, tasty local dishes and a safe travelling environment.

He hopes to cooperate with the city to promote the tourism development of Danang to reconfirm that Danang is the wonderful, modern, safe and wellknown top holiday destination to visitors worldwide.

This is another success to Danang after its place in “Top 10 Holiday Destination in Asia” in 2013. 4 years after, Danang is honoured to be voted in this list again.

This is a great news of Danang tourism and continues to confirm the tourism brand of the city in international travel market.

(Source: Danang Tourism Website)


Danang to organize New Year fireworks performance and Countdown Party 2017

posted Nov 25, 2016, 10:14 PM by Danang Beach

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Danang becoming a city of Central Government (1/1/1997 – 1/1/2017), the city will organize fireworks performance at 21h00 on 1/1/2017.

The locations will be Pham Van Dong Beach, East Sea Park, Phuoc My Precinct, Son Tra District, Danang.

Besides fireworks display, there are entertainment and arts performances at East Sea Park stage which are free from all the locals and tourists in Danang to enjoy and welcome the new year.

Countdown Party 2017 will be organized at 29/3 Square, 2/9 Street at 19h30 on Tuesday, 31st of December 2016. Live music, light performance and exciting atmosphere will promise a great night for the youth in Danang beach city.

(Source: Danang Tourism Website)


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