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Da Nang opens tourism event

Released at: 17:52, 19/06/2017

Da Nang opens tourism event

Photo: Tourism.danang.vn

The annual "Da Nang Summer Destination 2017" has opened in Da Nang, to bolster its reputation as a key coastal destination.

by Le Diem

Designed to attract both local people and visitors alike to take a relaxing retreat or participate in sightseeing and other tourism activities in the city of sun, sand and beaches, “Da Nang Summer Destination 2017” will be held from June 17 to 23 and feature a series of arts, sporting, and tourism activities and is hoped to refine and promote Da Nang’s coastal tourism products as well developing the central city into an events destination.

Highlights of the event include the Son Tra Peninsula Cycling Tournament on June 25, which aims to encourage residents of Da Nang and visitors to protect and preserve the environment while promoting ecotourism in Son Tra Peninsula; the “Best Dishes of Da Nang” cooking contest, featuring Master Chef Pham Tuan Hai on June 22 and aiming to preserve and promote Da Nang cuisine and its rich history; and the “Gliding over Tien Sa 2017” paragliding contest, with the participation of 50 members from teams like VietWings and Hanoi Paragliding as well as 20 individual paragliders from all around the country, to be held from June 23 to 25.

Other shows and activities will also be held. Each evening will see an entertainment centers in Bien Dong Park and Pham Van Dong Beach comprising not only souvenirs stalls, tourist shops, consumer goods stores, and F&B outlets but also music shows featuring junior talent; team dance sports shows; meet-and-greet with pop-rock bands; a kite-flying show; arranging and decorating basket boats; neon face and hand painting; the “Building Sand Sculptures on Da Nang Beach” contest; and other beach sports and games, such as of canoe-racing and paragliding, while jet skis are available for rent.

All major activities take place in Bien Dong Park and Pham Van Dong Beach.

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