Vietbuild International Exhibition kicks off in Da Nang hinh anh 1Foreign visitors to the exhibition (Photo: VNA)

Da Nang (VNA) - The Vietbuild Da Nang International Exhibition and Vietnam Architecture Festival 2017 kicked off in the central city of Da Nang on April 19 with the participation of nearly 300 domestic and foreign enterprises.

In addition to 180 domestic and 68 joint-venture businesses, this year’s expo was also attended by 41 enterprises and groups from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, China, Taiwan (China) and Thailand.

On display at 600 booths is a wide range of products covering construction materials, property, smart electrical appliances, door and window systems, interior and exterior decorations, solar power machines and water pipeline system.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Chairman of the Vietnam Real Estate Association Nguyen Tran Nam stressed that the event creates a golden opportunity for enterprises, localities, countries and territories to promote trade, expand markets and sign cooperation deals.

It also helps enterprises map out development strategies and enlarge connections in various cooperation fields to improve the quality and designs of products, making contributions to market stabilisation and sustainable development.

Seminars and business forums are scheduled to be held within the framework of the five-day event. 

The 2016 National Architecture Awards ceremony will be held at the Novotel Da Nang Premier, rewarding 30 most outstanding designs and architects out of 120 entries that have been classified into different categories: housing, public buildings and architectural publications.

Visitors to the event will have the chance to enjoy music performances delivered by singers and artists from Ho Chi Minh City.-VNA