The Da Nang International Fireworks Competition 2011 themed “Sparkling Han River” began on the bank of the Han river in the central city of Da Nang on April 29 with spectacular performances of host and foreign teams.

The event, which became an annual event from 2008, aims to promote Da Nang’s image and its attractive destinations to domestic and foreign tourists

On April 29, Julibee Fireworks team from the UK, Hanwha team from the Republic of Korea and the host Da Nang team gave their performances, coupling with a lantern release and a boat procession on the Han River along with musical performances.

They were followed by Parente Fireworks team from Italy and Panda Fireworks team from China on April 30./.