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Number of tourist arrival soars 50% during Da Nang firework festival

Updated at Friday, 23 Jun 2017, 17:16
The Hanoitimes - The number of visitors to the Da Nang International Firework Festival (DIFF) 2017 has surged by 50% in the two months of festival.
Da Nang International Firework Festival 2017.
Da Nang International Firework Festival 2017.
Accordingly, information was announced on June 22, by the organising board of the 2017 DIFF, at a press conference outlining the programme during the festival’s final round and the result of the 2017 Firework Display on Computer Competition.
Themed “Shining Marble Mountains”, the 2017 DIFF has offered a lot of activities to entertain visitors, in addition to the eight nights of fireworks on display from April 30 to June 24. The festival featured the participation of eight teams from different eight countries – Switzerland, Japan, China, the United Kingdom, Italy, Australia, Austria and Vietnam.
Over 6,000 artists and actors have also participated in the event. Up to now, the investment cost for the event stands at nearly VND130 billion, with nearly 100,000 tickets being issued. In particular, the amount of funding from donors (including artifacts) is around VND37.5 billion.
According to General Director Le Quy Duong, the final round of the fireworks festival promises to bring spectacular performances combining harmony and light. During the final round, three fireworks teams from the UK, Australia and Italy, who are considered as the “players” in the world of fireworks, will showcase their most modern techniques.
The winners of the 2017 DIFF Championship will be awarded a US$ 10,000 prize after the final round. As part of the press conference, the organising board honoured the three most outstanding works in the 2017 Firework Display on Computer Competition.
The Danang International Fireworks Festival is one of the biggest, most exciting and original event in the world. Taking an extraordinary turn this year, the competition will no longer be just two nights, but separated into five separate nights with eleven displays from teams around the world to paint the skies of the night.
Being themed Shining with Marble Mountain this year, this spectacular event have been separated into 5 elements of the mountain, which are Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wind. This long festival be carried out from April until June with many fascinating side events.
Mai Nguyen
Source: Nhan Dan
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