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Da Nang int’l firework festival closes in flying colours

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The Italian team receives the first prize of the Da Nang International Firework Festival 2017 (Photo: VNA)

Da Nang (VNA) – The Da Nang International Firework Festival 2017, concluded in the central city of Da Nang on June 24 with a spectacular final show by the three best teams from Italy, Australia and the UK

The Italian team walked away with the first prize worth 10,000 USD, while the Australian team came second.

The festival spanned nearly two months under the theme “Shining with Mable Mountains” with the participation of eight teams from the UK, Australia, Austria, Switzerland, China, Japan, Italy and host Vietnam.

Besides the key part being the five nights of firework displays, the festival featured numerous activities, such as a street festival with nine uniquely designed floats, a cuisine space with over 500 dishes bearing each country’s specific traits as well as other enticing and jubilant events.

The firework festival was held annually from 2008 until 2013, then biennially from 2015. Teams from the US and Italy have won twice, while Canada, China and France each clinched the title once.-VNA

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