The Da Nang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced a wide range of cultural and sporting activities that will take place across the city to welcome in New Year 2015 and the Tet Festival in February.
A classical guitar concert to welcome in 2015, entitled “Da Nang Guitar Concert”, will take place at 8.00pm on 19 December at the Nguyen Hien Dinh Tuong Theatre, 155 Phan Chau Trinh Street.
Local cinema-goers can enjoy Vietnamese Tet films at the Le Do Cinema, 46 Tran Phu Street between 24 December 2014 and 2 January 2015, and 17 and 26 February 2015. During the period, the Cinema and Film Distribution Centre’s mobile team will screen the films at local military units and schools, as well as in remote areas.
The 2015 Bach Dang spring flower street
During the same period, some traditional Vietnamese musical performances will take place at the Nguyen Hien Dinh Tuong Theatre. There will also be a photo exhibition entitled “Da Nang - New Heights” at the Museum of Da Nang, the 2015 Spring Newspaper Festival, a book exhibition to mark the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (3 February), and street music performances on the Bach Dang Street riverside walk.
From 10.00pm to midnight on 18 February (Lunar New Year's Eve), a musical performance to welcome in the Tet Festival will be held on Tran Hung Dao Street.
An artistic talent competition entitled “Spring and Youth” will be organised at the 29 March Park on 24 February 2015 (the 6th day of the 1st lunar month).
From now until late February 2015, many traditional festivals will take place across the city. These include the “Cau Ngu” Festival in Thanh Khe District, traditional festivals at the Tuy Loan and Bo Ban village communal houses, an artistic talent competition in Hoa Vang District, and the “Bai choi” (singing while acting as playing cards) contest.
A wide variety of traditional sporting events will be held in January and February. There will be table tennis, chess and Chinese chess competitions, along with the 2015 Da Nang Newspaper Football Tournament for primary and junior high school pupils.