On 29 December afternoon, a cyclo parade took place in some of Da Nang’s major streets to promote the ongoing ‘Da Nang Welcomes in New Year 2021’ Festival. The event is free and runs until 2 January 2021.
As part of a series of the festival’s events, the parade featured 40 cyclos in total that all had colourful yet environmentally-friendly decorations.
In each was sitting a beautiful lady wearing ‘ao dai’ (Vietnamese traditional long dress) and carrying a hand-held board introducing vibrant and exciting activities promised at the ‘Da Nang Welcomes in New Year 2021’ Festival. Included are street music programmes, Noodle Festival, a countdown party to ring in New Year 2021, and photo exhibition entitled ‘Da Nang, New Vitality’.
At 3pm today, 30 December, the parade will take the route: the eastern end of the Dragon Bridge – Ngo Quyen – Tran Thi Ly Bridge – Tran Hung Dao – Vincom Supermarket – Ngo Quyen Street – Vo Van Kiet – the eastern end of the Dragon Bridge.
The event will start at 3pm and 7pm on 31 December 2020, and at 3pm on 1 January 2021. It will take the route: Asia Park – Phan Dang Luu – Nui Thanh – Phan Thanh Tai – 2 September – Novotel Hotel – Da Nang Administration Centre – Tran Phu – Le Duan – Phan Chau Trinh – Nguyen Van Linh – Trung Nu Vuong – Nui Thanh – Phan Dang Luu – Asia Park.