Mon, 20 Apr 2015. Last updated Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:22
On April 16, 2015, Da Nang People's Committee decided to change the organization time of Da Nang Light Festival from April to September. The festival is implemented by Global2000, the unit holding the Da Nang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC) with the total estimated cost of about 60 billion dong. The fund was raised by sponsor in a plan set up from April 24-26, 2015. Global2000 promoted communication activities, festival's image with impressive ways to introduce the public (locals and international tourists), to create exciting psychology for tourists in Da Nang. The event will be one of the most interesting festivals in Vietnam this year.
However, due to the difficulties in finance as well as some other troubles in organization, light technique, the Light Festival in Da Nang will be delayed and take place in September. Moreover, if the light festival took place before the international fireworks festival in Da Nang, the organization and human source of Global2000 will be put under high pressure, which results in a decrease in effective of activities. Therefore, the Da Nang City's Authority decided to hold Da Nang Light Festival in September when all activities are ready. At the end of April, only Da Nang International Fireworks Festival will be held in two days, April 28 and 29.
This is the first time that light festival takes place in Da Nang City. The event is prepare carefully in light technology demonstration. Among festivals in Da Nang, the light event is expected to become a thrilling one with the participation of many countries. Global2000 proposed Da Nang leaders for holding alternatively a year of fireworks competition, and a year of light festival. However, currently Da Nang only licensed Global2000 to hold Light Festival in 2015.
It is reported that, the Da Nang Light Festival 2015 was approved to take place along Bach Dang Street from Dragon Bridge to Han River Bridge. Accordingly, buildings, Han River, and artificial spaces will be lighted with impressive and attractive images. The change in time of light festival held Da Nang 2015 ensures the preparation of the festival more attentive towards bringing the light festival become an attractive product of tourism in Da Nang. The Da Nang Light Festival is considered to organize in years when the fireworks festival does not take place. Moreover, if the light festival took place before the international fireworks festival in Da Nang, the organization and human source of Global2000 will be put under high pressure, which results in a decrease in effective of activities. Therefore, the Da Nang City's Authority decided to hold Da Nang Light Festival in September when all activities are ready.
The festival is not just an art light show, but also is combined with dynamic sounds. Tourists not just look but can mingle in the space of light that viewers can move or play with the image during the slide show. The festival is considered an action to promulgate Da Nang tourism to the entire world. The program promises to give viewers the feeling of a new dynamic Da Nang City. In addition to main contents of the festival, there are ancillary activities such as art exchange, lighting art exhibition, gala dinner... They will take place at the same time, which will create new attraction for the coastal city of Da Nang.