Da Nang (VNA) – The Tourism Department of the
central city of Da Nang officially launched the programme “Da Nang – Summer
Destination 2017” on June 17.
The annual tourism
event aims to establish Da Nang’s reputation as a distinguished coastal
destination, including a series of arts, sports and tourism activities for
local people and tourists in summer 2017.
It is hoped to
effectively boost the process of refining and promoting Da Nang’s coastal
tourism products, as well as developing Da Nang into a venue of events.
Several activities will
be held within the programme, such as concert performances at Holiday
Beach Hotel, Lang Ong area and My Khe beach on June 17-18.
Son Tra Peninsula
Cycling Tournament and Son Tra Adventure Run will start on June 25
and 18, respectively. Through these races, the organizers wish to plead with
both Da Nang residents and visitors to protect and preserve the environment
while promote ecotourism in Son Tra Peninsula.
A cooking contest “Best
Dishes of Da Nang” – Meeting with Master Chef Pham Tuan Hai is scheduled
for June 22, aiming to preserve, reinforce and promote Da Nang cuisine for its
rich history, indispensable roles and uplifting values close to the hearts of
the city local people.
Paragliding contest “Gliding
over Tien Sa 2017” with participation of 50 members from teams like VietWings,
Hanoi Paragliding will be held from June 23-25. It will also be joined by 20
freelancer paragliders from all over the country.
The Seaside Festival,
which seeks to depict a wide range of fishermen’s daily activities, is being
held on June 17 and 18.
On June 17, a bikini flash mob under the theme “Well-dressed for a swim in the sea” took
place with over 150 professional models.
Moreover, various shows
and activities are held simultaneously at the central ground of the event. Souvenirs
stalls and tourist shops were set up along with kite-flying art show and basket
boats arrangement, among others.
The programme runs
until June 23 with major activities taking place at Bien Dong Park and Pham Van Dong