The central coastal city of Da Nang will organise a series of activities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the South and the country’s reunification (April 30, 1975-2015).

Accordingly, an exhibition on Da Nang’s socio-economic achievements over the last 40 years will be held at the International Exhibition Fair Centre from April 22-26.

On April 28 and 29, the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC 2015) will take place with participating teams from five continents.

The 2015 Da Nang International Culture and Cuisine Festival will take place in a park near the city’s Administration Centre from 26-28 April.

A street music performance will be held at 7:30 pm on 25 April on the Bach Dang Street riverside walk.

The city will also organise an exhibition featuring outstanding photos from Vietnamese heritage sites, a cultural festival of the Cotu ethnic minority group and presentations featuring traditional activities of Hai Chau village and the city’s ancient markets.

Local sporting activities will include the Da Nang Badminton Tournament with 255 players from 22 outstanding badminton clubs nationwide.

Da Nang Beach Tourism Season 2015 will be launched at the Eastern Sea Park on Pham Van Dong Street and on local tourism beaches.

The event will include cuisine and beach music festivals, a kayak race, a flash mob show, folk games, beach sports performances, non-powered paragliding shows, a photo exhibition and a bicycle race.

From April 25 to May 20, documentary films will be screened on the southern liberation and national reunification at the Le Do Cinema.-VNA