Da Nang is shooting for the stars this year with a fireworks show featuring over 1,000 rockets, Catherine wheels and Roman candles.
Additionally, many art performances delivered at the park on the east bank of the Dragon Bridge.
The art show took place from 8 pm to midnight on December 31, 2017 with the participation of various famous singers, including Hong Nhung, Hoang Thuy Linh, Kyo York, Minh Vuong, and many other performers.
Unlike Hanoi and Saigon, Da Nang celebrated the new year three hours earlier with a fireworks show at 9 p.m.
Locals gather along the Han River to watch the spectacle. Despite light rain, the fireworks show still lasted for about 14 minutes. The city is no stranger to fireworks, having been the host of an annual fireworks festival in the last few years. However, locals and tourists are still no less excited about the show. In addition to the fireworks show, the city also organizes many arts performances as well as a music festival to welcome 2018.
This bar on the roof of a 36-story building along the Han River is packed with people enjoying the fireworks show. Da Nang is estimated to receive more than 140,000 visitors during the New Year holiday. Bach Dang Street is flooded with vehicles as people leave at the end of the fireworks show.
Da Nang is a fast-growing city on central coast of Vietnam. Da Nang has beautiful landscapes of mountains, rivers, beaches, islands. Da Nang people are very friendly and hospitable. Recently Da Nang becomes one of the most attractive destinations in South East Asia. Although Lunar New Year is the biggest celebration in Vietnam, Danang celebrates New Years Eve 2018 grandly not only for expert community but also for the locals to enjoy. Da Nang is very close to other World Heritage sites as Phong Nha cave, Hue Citadel, Hoi An ancient Town, My Son holy land.
Big hotels and resorts like Furama, Grand Mercure, Pullman, Fusion Maia, Minh Toan Galaxy, Hyatt, InterContinental, Premier Villages, Pullman Danang, Melia, Novotel, NamAn, Cocobay, Sandy Beach, Danang Vinpearl, Vanda, Diamon Sea etc… will organize shows and performances to welcome New Year.
Bars including Water Front, New Phuong Dong (New Orient), Holiday Beach, Red Sky, On the Radio, Al Fresco, Bamboo, Gold Pine, Memory, Seventeen Saloon, TV Club, Dana Beach Club, etc are great places to enjoy countdown parties with your friends and family.
The biggest NYE event is Danang Countdown Party Concert at 29/3 Square on 2/9 street from 9:00pm until midnight.
Ricky Head (www.VINASHOWBIZ.com)