A night market is seen in Phan Đăng Lưu street in Đà Nẵng city. The city will host New Year Festival at Asia Park Square from December 30 to January 3. — VNS Photo Công Thành
ĐÀ NẴNG — The central city of Đà Nẵng will host the ‘Đà Nẵng New Year’ festival at the Asia Park and street performance on the Hàn River banks from December 30 to January 3.
The city’s tourism authority said a pedicab parade will begin the festival from 4.30pm to 6pm on December 30 and 31.
Artists will play music while riding on pedicabs during the parade at the Asia Park Square on Phan Đăng Lưu Street.
Local residents and tourists will receive total 3,000 free tickets for a night cruise on the Hàn River on December 30-31 by sharing news of the festival and liking the Đà Nẵng New Year Festival Facebook page, according to the tourism authority.
The Rồng (Dragon) Bridge will perform spitting fire and water from 9pm every night from December 30 to January 3.
Children's choir perform during the Christmas Lighting Ceremony at Furama Đà Nẵng resort to celebrate a new year vacation. — VNS Photo Trương Ngọc Thành
Local artists will play traditional instruments, pop and rock, flamenco, rap and hip-hop while there will be a flashmob and fashion show on the Hàn River bank at nights on December 30 through January 3.
Pavilions at cuisine zone of the Asia Park will host a noodle festival from 9pm to 10pm from December 30-January 3.
Chefs will cook local noodle dishes including mỳ quảng (flat rice noodle), Thai noodles, spaghetti, noodles in Chinese, Korean, Singaporean and Indian style, as well as local cakes.
Earlier, a performance by children's choir began the Christmas Lighting Ceremony at Furama Resort Đà Nẵng on December 4, launching a month of performances and events celebrating the New Year in Đà Nẵng.
Lanterns will decorate at every house in the Old Quarter of Hội An city in celebration of the New Year 2021 from December to February. — VNS Photo Công Thành
Meanwhile, ancient Hội An city will open New Year celebrations at An Hội Sculpture Park, the night market in Nguyễn Phúc Chu and flea market in coastal Nguyễn Phan Vinh Street in An Bàng Beach from December 24 to January 1.
Lantern decorations will be hung at houses in the Old Quarter from December through February.
A photo exhibition and traditional art performances will be held at outdoor stages and cultural centres in Hội An.
The night market at Nguyễn Phúc Chu Street on the Hoài River will serve traditional dishes at night from 5pm to 10pm on December 24-31. — VNS