|International Fireworks Competition Lighted Up Danang|
The Da Nang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC 2013), which was held on 29 and 30 April beside the Han River, was set to inspire and entertain local and visiting spectators with a combination of specatcular firework displays and musical interpretation. The participating teams from the USA, Russia, Japan, Italy and the host team from Da Nang-Viet Nam delivered a truly amazing show inspiring young and old.
Team USA win DIFC2013
The final evening of DIFC2013 featured amazing performances by teams Japan and the USA, following the previous night's performances by the teams Russia, Da Nang-Viet Nam, and Italy.
Team USA were crowned worthy champions of DIFC2013. Teams Japan and Italy shared second place while teams Russia and Da Nang-Viet Nam were crowned equal third.
Team USA thrilled local and visiting spectators with their incredible display of pyrotechnics and lights along with enchanting support music. Their fantastic performance was greeted with enthusiastic applause and appreciation from tens of thousands of viewers.
The success of this year's event was largely due to the dedicated participating teams and the great efforts of the local authorities who organized the flow of traffic and the spectators with surprising ease.
The next DIFC will take place in two years or sometime in April/May 2015.
Resort and Villa overbooked
The 6th Danang International Firework Competition (DIFC 2013) combined with 5-day holiday made Danang an ideal choice for travelers to enjoy a nice long weekend at the beach
The Furama Resort Danang, Vietnam was fully-booked many days in advance for the period of April 28th – May 1st, all 30 villas of Furama Villas were also occupied since many owners took this long weekend as an occasion to enjoy these few wonderful days to watch the International Firework with their family and friends. The demand for villas during such periods is increasing in Vietnam, "villa request of customers this year accounted for 20%, compares for 5% last year. It shows the high interest of people who look to invest into such villas for their future", said Mr. Nguyen Duc Quynh, Executive Assistant Manager of Furama Resort Danang.
This year, the number of hotels registered to serve travelers during DIFC 2013 increased by 75 hotels with nearly 2,400 rooms in comparison to 2012. The DIFC 2012 attracted about 400,000 guests to Danang and in this 2013 Competition with the inauguration of 2 new world-record bridges and many new tours, Danang enjoyed a great increase in interest from visitors to such spectacular events.