A gala night gathering the country’s most popular artists was held in the central coastal city of Da Nang on April 28 to welcome the anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification.

The night entitled “Sparkling Vietnamese Colour” marked the start of the Da Nang International Firework Festival 2012. It was the largest ever artistic event in Da Nang and aimed at delivering a message to visitors about the beauty of the coastal city.

The event attracted about 7,000 audiences, both local people and domestic and foreign visitors.

Artists and audiences to the gala night contributed a total amount of 4 billion VND (190,000 USD) to help disabled and poor people across the country.-VNA