According to Director of the Da Nang Department of Culture and Sports Huynh Van Hung, the festival, themed “The Legend of Bridges”, will kick off on April 30 and end on June 30 with five topics, including love, time, happiness, aspiration and friendship.

At the press conference

The festival draws the participation of Vietnam and seven foreign teams, namely Poland, France, the US, Italy, Hong Kong (China), Sweden and Portugal. It is hoped to attract additional thousands of visitors to the city. In addition to the strong teams with high achievements at the previous fireworks festival, DIFF 2018 also sees new participants, like Poland and Hong Kong (China).

Under the theme of “The Legend of Bridges,” DIFF 2018 will tell spectators about the cultural stories of 8 countries. Each team will represent a bridge to promote friendship, peace, and connectivity. Fireworks displays of the host and Poland will take place on the Han River on April 30, while those of France and the US are scheduled for May 26, Italy and China’s Hong Kong on June 2, and Sweden and Portugal on June 9.

Translated by Lam Anh