Fri, 27 Jun 2014. Last updated Tue, 07 Aug 2018 17:17
Visiting Da Nang that day, tourists not only enjoyed being immersed in beautiful blue sea but also were impressed by a giant national flag covering most the East Sea Park’s space. The red and yellow on uniforms of contestants blending the same color of the national flag may be the most wonderful image of activities in the opening day. Many cultural, entertaining, and sporty programs have left tourists the impression of a coastal city dynamic and youthful.
Among plenty of activities taking place on June 21st, the program of performing aircraft model of Da Nang aviation club attracted the most attention of tourists. Over 35 aircraft models with different colors and designs of members of Da Nang aviation club have brought breathtaking performances, making the atmosphere those days become increasingly vibrant. With great aerial performances, aircraft models were considered as professional athletes on thrilling races. Many of them also carried the national flag to transfer the message “All for beloved Hoang Sa, Truong Sa”, which deeply impressed in the heart of each people and tourist visiting Da Nang. Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Ngoc Hung, the Chairman of Da Nang Aviation Club said that the club had been operating for 10 years, becoming a home for members having passion and patience for this sport. This year, the club wished to send to local people and tourist the message of sovereignty through flags and phrase flying in the sky of Da Nang.
The sea of Da Nang in the afternoon of June 21st was more bustling with the contest of “shaking basket” of local fishermen, which recreated the unique traditional culture of fishing villages. Although the weather was hot, a large number of local people and tourists appeared very early, choosing a convenient seat to watch the contest and cheer for participants. Among shouts and drums of viewers, 21 keen rowers of 7 coastal villages overcame big waves, trying hard to reach the finish in shortest time. A participant shared that he felt tired but happy. The contest not only created a playing ground for fishermen to relax, improve health but also promote the spirit of the profession in offshore trips. In addition to the “shaking basket” contest, there were many other performances of sea sport held by tourism companies such as canoe pulling parachute, water motor, and so on.
Da Nang – Summer Destination 2014 Festival is one of the largest festivals in Da Nang with plenty of attractive programs and contests. The festival takes place until the end of June with the aim of promoting for Da Nang tourism in 2014 summer.