Fireworks fest continues in central Vietnam with mesmerizing shows

By Dong Duong   May 22, 2017 | 01:26 pm GMT+7

Pyro teams from Japan and Switzerland competed as the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival resumed during the weekend.


Fireworks explode over the Han River in Da Nang, a popular resort town in central Vietnam.


The theme of the performances is “earth,” one of the five elements of nature according to Asian beliefs.


Artists from Japan’s Tamaya Kitahara Fireworks Company creates a show inspired by the universe with planets and stars.


Fireworks from the Sugyp SA team from Switzerland


The two-month festival started on April 30 with performances from Austrian and Vietnamese artists, inspired by the “fire” element.


The festival will continue with more teams from Australia, China, France, Italy, the U.K. and the U.S. on the weekend nights of May 27, June 3 and 24, inspired by other elements metal, water and wood. There are also street art and food events.


“We got to indulge in all the splendid colors and vibrant sounds,” Huynh Van Hung, director of Da Nang’s culture department, said of the weekend performances.

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