A series of activities are being held in the central city of Da Nang to mark 40 years since its liberation (March 29, 1975-2015), according to the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The city has organised a number of events this month, including an exhibition to mark 50 years since the US first deployed troops to the city, a book display, an Olympic Run Day, and a film week presentation about war memories.

A grand ceremony to celebrate the 40 th anniversary will be held on March 28 at the Tien Son Sport Palace.

A 15-minute firework show is to light up the Da Nang’s skyline at 9 pm on March 28 at the Nguyen Van Troi Bridge and Ngu Hanh Son Stadium in Lien Chieu and Hoa Vang districts.

A special street music show, expected to provide an exciting and intimate musical atmosphere, will take place at 7 pm on March 27 on Bach Dang street riverside walk.

Localities across the city will also organise culture, sport, and art performances to mark the special event.-VNA