Economic ministers from 10 ASEAN member countries gathered at Furama Resort Danang on March 10th, 2020 for the 26th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat, during which they discussed economic cooperation plan this year.
The plan, including 13 priorities proposed by Viet Nam, will be submitted to the 36th ASEAN Summit, scheduled to take place in the city from April 6-9.
The priorities are based on three main orientations, namely promoting connection and economic connectivity in ASEAN, enhancing partnership for peace and sustainable development and raising adaptation capacity and operational effectiveness of ASEAN.
Given the complicated developments of the COVID-19 epidemic, Vietnam suggested ASEAN needs to take concerted efforts to maintain ASEAN supply chains and facilitate access to input materials by businesses, especially small and medium-sized ones.
Earlier the same day, the ministers attended consultative meeting with the ASEAN Business Advisory Council.
Source: VGP News
A delegation from ASEAN countries, New Zealand and the ASEAN 2020 National Committee on March 5 inspected preparations for the 36th ASEAN Summit and the ASEAN-New Zealand Commemorative Summit at Ariyana Convention Centre, managed by Furama Resort Danang.
The delegation comprised 80 officials from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and New Zealand and some 150 others from subcommittees of the ASEAN 2020 National Committee.
The summits are scheduled to take place at Ariyana Convention Centre Danang in early April.
Representatives of the subcommittees informed the delegation on preparations in all aspects such as reception, logistics, security and healthcare.
A representative of the city’s Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presented preparations for the prevention and control of the acute respiratory disease caused by new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in order to ensure safety for delegates to the summits right from the Da Nang International Airport to hotels and meeting venues.
The delegation highly appreciated Da Nang’s careful preparations for the summits.
As scheduled, the delegation will make fact-finding trips to related places such as hotels, the International Media Centre and the Da Nang International Airport.
The ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) was held at International Convention Palace, Furama Resort Danang on March 4th, 2020 under the chair of Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
The Deputy FM affirmed Vietnam’s determination to fulfill the tasks of the Chair of ASEAN in 2020, including the acceleration of the ASEAN Community building process, the expansion of the regional group’s external relations and the reform of ASEAN working methods.
Regarding the complicated developments of the acute respiratory disease COVID-19, Dung highlighted Vietnam as a safe destination for foreign tourists with the epidemic under good control. As host of ASEAN events this year, Vietnam has been taking a score of measures to ensure the safety and health of all delegates, he added.
Participants discussed making actionable the conclusions reached at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province in January, and the initial preparations for the 36th ASEAN Summit and relevant events to be held in Danang on April 8th-9th.
They agreed on the working agenda of the ASEAN-New Zealand Commemorative Summit slated for April 9th immediately after the 36th ASEAN Summit. Participants also gave their opinions about steps to implement initiatives and priorities, proposed by Vietnam during 2020 under the theme “Cohesive and Responsive”.
Following the SOM, the special ASEAN SOM, the 9th meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council Working Group, and the Joint Consultative Meeting are set to take place on March 5th-6th.
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Experience Sophisticated Steak & Seafood Market Dinner Buffet At The Culinary Resort Furama Danang Featuring Prime Steak And Signature Seafood Dishes
The Furama Resort Danang Seafood Market Dinner Buffet dinner now turns into an ultimate surf and turf Steak & Seafood Market Buffet by expanding the list of offers that “excite the taste buds” and further enhance the buffet’s popularity.
Beside the daily famous “cook-to-your-taste” menu with a variety of finest seafood delicacies extensively handpicked from Danang, Quy Nhon and Nha Trang prepared in different cooking methods and styles including: steamed, wok fried, deep fried… The Café Indochine restaurant creates remarkable cuisine experience with the finest hand-cuts of fresh premium steak in Teppanyaki style served with a variety of signature sauces: delicious mushroom cheese, black pepper sauce and mustard sauce with shallots…
Unique signature items, wide range of paired sauces, and exceptional service make it the first and only one kind of sumptuous and creative seafood and steak experience in a show kitchen for a memorable dining at one of the top restaurants in Danang.
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Cham dance performances are every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 19:30 to 20:00, free entrance.
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Broadway Night – Furama Resort Danang’s unique end-of-year celebration was successfully organised at Ariyana Convention Centre Danang on December 31st,2019 .
The spectacular night of culture, art, and entertainment featured a blend of the finest musical excerpts with the marvelous interaction between music, lights effects and stage designs, delighting more than 400 guests with one surprise after another which they will cherish for a long time.
In this one-night-only event, the spectacular Broadway show marking one of the greatest entertaining parties following its heydays of the last century excited guests with more than 10 classic musical excerpts featuring “Phantom of the Opera”, “Habanera”, “This is the moment” performed by celebrated singers namely Ly Hoang Kim – leading role “Giang Huong” in the musical of the same name, Gold medal and “Best Performance” award at “Bohol International Choir Festival and Competition” with Saigon Ladies band; Tan Dat – leading actor “Tu Thuc” in musical “Giang Huong”; Julie Thanh Nguyen – Top 3 national television singing contest “Sao Mai” (“Morning Star”) for European region, also popular with her French music Live Concerts and Vo Thuy Ngoc Tuyen – solist of Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera, third-place winner of the National Classical Vocal Contest.
A hearty International Dinner Buffet was introduced by Furama Resort Danang Master Chefs in the most luxuriously mesmerizing ambiance with more than 120 fabulous dishes including fresh seafood, finest lobsters, premium Wagyu beef Teppanyaki style, BBQ seafood, Foie gras, huge cheese & dessert buffet and other favourite dishes from all around the world.
The event was successfully organised by the professional events and culinary teams of Furama Resort Danang and Ariyana Convention Centre Danang with the support and coordination from Anh Hoang Ngoc Event Company Ltd., Hoang Tuan Anh Company and MH Led Company.
In celebration of the Lunar New Year (Year of the Rat), Furama Resort Danang held the Tet Village Market from January 17th, 18th, 19th 2020 (falling on December 23rd – 24th – 25th according to Lunar Calendar).
Guests were sent off into a journey where ancient Tet came to life with a typical view of rural area; namely a snapshot of Vietnamese rice-culture, bamboo plants, thatched cottage, sedge mats, copper trays, lanterns, firecrackers, etc.
Vietnamese traditional cuisines for Lunar New Year were introduced to guests including glutinous cakes, jams, tea, etc. as well as a variety of specialties including Hanoi “Bun thang” noodles soup, Hai Phong spring rolls, Danang chicken rice, “Cao lau” noodle soup, etc. just from VND 40,000/ dish.
Together with cuisine stalls was an entertainment area to enjoy lion dances, Bai Choi folk singing – a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, magic shows, calligraphy writing, folk games and festive music. Guests also had a chance to learn how to make Banh Chung and Banh Tet as well as shop for Vietnamese handicrafts such as silk lanterns, bamboo flutes, and souvenirs from Hoi An, among others.
The Tet village market has been held annually at Furama Resort Danang since 2010 to restore traditional culture in modern life and attracts thousands of visitors each year. Furama hopes to provide tourists with a glimpse of Vietnamese village culture and create a warm atmosphere for families to gather together before the Tet holidays, according to Mr. Nguyen Duc Quynh, Deputy General Director of Furama Resort Danang.
From January 9th – 12th, 2020, International Convention Palace of Furama Resort Danang was honoured to be chosen as the venue for ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG) and ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus Working Group (ADSOM-Plus WG). ADSOM WG and ADSOM-Plus WG are the first military and national defence meetings to be held since Vietnam assumed the ASEAN Chair 2020 earlier this year. Attending the meetings were defence officials from ASEAN defence ministries’ policymaking units and the bloc’s partner countries. The events will prepare the agenda for the 14th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting and the 7th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus. The success of the ADSOM WG and ADSOM-Plus WG will lay an important foundation for the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, and affirm the role and position of the Vietnam People’s Army in global integration.
Furama Resort Danang Welcomes Mr. Nikai Toshihiro, Secretary General Of Liberal Democratic Party Of Japan And The Japanese Economic, Cultural And Tourism Exchange Delegates
From January 11th – 14th 2020, Furama Resort Danang was honoured to welcome Mr. Nikai Toshihiro, General Secretary of the Liberal Democratic Party, Chairman of Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance and more than 1,000 Japanese Economic, Cultural and Tourism Exchange delegates who are parliamentarians, provincial leaders, representatives of ministries, economic organisations and businesses across Japan joined this working trip.
During this four-day working trip to Danang, Mr. Nikai Toshihiro and the delegation had meetings on Vietnam-Japan cooperation with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the high level Government Delegation together with Danang authorities. In addition, more than 1,000 delegates also attended the Vietnam-Japan Cultural Exchange Night which took place at Ariyana Convention Centre on the evening of January 12th, 2020.
Significantly, the Japan – Vietnam Bilateral Tourism Promotion Workshop organised by the Japan Tourism Promotion Agency (JNTO) took place on January 13th, 2020 at Ariyana Convention Centre Danang with the participation of the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA), The All Nippon Travel Agents Association (ANTA), Japan Tourism Promotion Association, Japan Association of Travel Agents, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNTA), Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) and tourism businesses from two countries. It consisted of various seminars on tourism, investment promotion and human resources development, introducing the success of tourism promotion in the two countries, especially between Japan and Danang, and discussing the efforts of both to attract more tourists.
This is the largest trade event involving two countries to date and is hoped to raise the number of tourists travelling between two countries and strengthen the bilateral relationship in tourism, cultural exchange, and investment.
On December 3rd 2019, the festive season was kicked off at Furama Resort Danang with the magnificent Christmas Lighting Ceremony. It was the 10th year in a row the resort organised this famous activity.
To open this year’s ceremony, Mr. Matthias Wiesmann – General Manager of Furama Danang, together with two honoured guests pressed the button to light up the 10-metre-tall Christmas tree, which marked the beginning of this year’s Christmas and New Year celebrations at the resort. Furama Choir performed melodic carols such as Joy to the World, Feliz Navidad for this special occasion while guests raised glasses for warm wishes on the upcoming festive season. Many more exciting Christmas and New Year activities will be held at the resort during these exciting days.
This year’s highlight celebrations will take place in the evenings of December 24th and 25th, 2019, featuring jubilant music performances. The festive spirit will then dispel the chill of winter to call our guests to a lavish New Year’s Eve moment with a “Broadway Night” taking place on 31st December 2019. An evening awaits you with great music, excitement and extravagance to ring in the New Year!