A 20,000 seat stage has been set up along the Han River bank along Tran Hung Dao Street, the central road of the city, in preparation for the sixth Da Nang international Fireworks Competition.

The competition, entities Love of the Han River, will see teams like Fireworks centre Khan of Russia and Melrose Pyrotechnics of the US, who will debut their performances along Tamaya Kitahara and hosts Da Nang-Vietnam.

Director of Da Nang Culture, Sports and Tourism Department Ngo Quang Vinh said at a recent meting that the city plans to provide 36,000 tickets with prices ranging between 250,000 and 400,000 VND (12-19 USD) for two nights of the competition on April 29-30.

Vinh also said the city has secured 22 billion VND (1.1 million USD) in sponsorship.

The event organising committee will organise street music performances, cuisine festivals and display national relics to promote the competition.

The competition’s jury will include Vietnamese artists, musicians and foreign diplomats.

Last year, the Parente fireworks team from Italy won the competition - the second time in a row - with their colourful performance entitled The Rainbow of Da Nang.-VNA