Viet Nam News
Đà Nẵng — A tourist-friendly photo show, a Master Chef open contest, and a broad array of other cultural prorammes are planned in celebration of the fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG5) in Đà Nẵng city from September 24 through October 3.
The city’s tourism department said the photo exhibition will display the best 100 photos of professional and amateur photographers of the city at East Sea Park — the location of the ABG’s opening ceremony — on September 24th.
The photo show comes as part of a broad offering of city-celebrating events.
A community show will be organised at the east park of the Rồng (Dragon) Bridge from 9am to 10.30pm on Saturday (September 24th).
The department said a public performance of Bài Chòi (a traditional Vietnamese game combining folk songs and selections from a deck of cards) will also take place on the east park of the Dragon Bridge on Trần Hưng Đạo Street 9pm on Saturday.
A book show on ‘Đà Nẵng-a liveable city’ will be launched at the city’s library on Bạch Đằng Street the same day.
Artists from the city will debut body paintings on September 25-26 at a stage in Trần Hưng Đạo Street.
The city will host a street carnival every night along a beach road section between Võ Văn Kiệt and Phạm Văn Đồng street from September 25th to October 1st.
The city also organised the Master Chef Đà Nẵng open contest, the Sunday Fest and the Tuồng (Classic Drama) performance on Sunday (September 25th).
Various programmes including local fork games, fishing village competitions, trumpet performances, cuisine shows and tour programmes will be opened for tourists, athletes and local residents along Mỹ Khê beach during October 1-3.
A fire camp—and an exchange between athletes from participating countries at ABG5, local residents and tourists—will spark up at a public park in Trần Hưng Đạo Street on September 30th.
According to the ABG5 organising committee, over 7,000 athletes, coaches and officials from 42 teams from Asian countries and territories will take part in the biggest beach sport games in Asia.
Over 30 hotels and resorts are selected to host athletes and teams during the 10-day ABG5. — VNS