Da Nang’s festivals in April


This April where do you plan to go? We have a suggestion for you. Let’s join in the Vietnam culture tours and immerse in the festive atmosphere in Danang city- one of the most worth- living cities in the world. You will not regret this decision because of the interesting cultural tour in Da Nang. Look here:

Da Nang International Firework festival


Da Nang International firework festival

Da Nang International Firework festival- DIFF 2018 with the theme “Legends of bridges” will take place in 02 months, starting from 29/4/2018 to 30/06/2018 with 8 teams including Vietnam, Poland, France, USA, Italy, Hong Kong (China), Sweden, Portugal. There are 5 nights on Saturday or Sunday weekly,  Vietnam – Poland on 29 April, France – the USA on 26/5, Italy – Hong Kong on 2/6, Sweden – / 6 and the final night and awards 30/6. The 2018 fireworks festival space will be at the same location last year on the Han River.


Han river

The locations of supporting activities: Asian Park (International Cuisine Space); SunWorld Ba Na Hills (Beer Festival), Dragon Bridge space, the two sides of the Han River …

Special Activities: The festival has 5 nights with 5 themes: Love, Time, Happiness, Desire, and Friendship.

The highlight of this Danang festival is the car Carnival, which will take place on the street with cars featuring famous bridges such as the Long Bien Bridge (Vietnam), the Swietokrzyski Bridge (Poland) Brooklyn Bridge (United States), Rialto Bridge (Italy).


Car carnival

Not only is the fireworks festival, but it is also a performance of fireworks and music with the participation of famous artists in Vietnam. Audiences will be able to live in the festive atmosphere with 5 fireworks night, carnival parade, the flash mob contest for Da Nang students, the culinary festival, and many interesting activities.

International balloon festival

In line with DIFF 2018, the 2018 Da Nang International Balloon Festival is also scheduled to take place in the city from May 1 to May 26.


The International ballon festival

There are about 60-70 balloons will be flying over Da Nang sky, with a location planned at Hoa Trung Lake near the Da Nang Hi-tech Park.

Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva Festival (Quan Thế Âm festival)

Bodhisattva :a person who is able to reach nirvana but who delays doing this because of the suffering of other humans


Avalokiteshvara Festival

Avalokiteshvara Festival is held every year in Ngu Hanh Son tourist area in Da Nang city. The first time was held in 1960, in the inauguration of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva in Hoa Nghiem cave of Thuy Son mountain, west of Ngu Hanh Son. Two years later, the festival was held on the occasion of the inauguration of the Quan Am Pagoda in Quan Am Cave, where a piece of stalactite with the shape of the statue of Buddha Avalokitesvara was discovered.


Ngu Hanh Son moutain

Quan The Am festival is a prayer for the national security, for bumper harvests. It is a chance for everyone to enjoy the festive atmosphere and reflect on the national culture to live a better life. Every year, on the 19th February of the lunar calendar, the festival is held with a larger and larger stature.  The festival occurs in 3 days, including two parts: ceremony and festival.

* The ceremony part: the ceremony part has the Buddhist ritual feature with the contents: light procession, founding ceremony, preaching ceremony,…

* Festive part: There are many bold national identity cultural activities intermingled with modern, such as disguising festival, folk songs, chess, music, paintings, sculpture, lion dance, dropping flower garlands and color lanterns,  calligraphy exhibition, water painting, demonstration of Ngu Hanh Son scenery contest, vegetarian cooking contest…

Enjoying holidays in Danang, do not miss the festivities below:

The opening ceremony of sea tourism season (27/04 – 03/05)

Location: East Sea Park

Implementer: Son Tra Peninsula and beaches Management Board

Tết pole planting ceremonies, folk songs and folk dance performance of Xo

Dang ethnic group (April 30 – May 01)


Tết pole planting ceremonies

Location: Da Nang Museum

Implementer: Da Nang Museum.

Street dance festival


Street dance festival in Da Nang

Time: 19:30 – 21:30, the last Saturday of each month (from January to September).

Location: Tran Hung Dao Street (from Ly Nam De to Trieu Viet Vuong street).

Hosted agency: Cultural Center.

Bài Chòi (A Vietnamese folk music) singing festival

Bai Choi singing festival

Time: 17h00 – 21h30, Saturday and Sunday

Location: The pavement of Tran Hung Dao Street, the south bank of the Dragon Bridge

Hosted unit: Folk club of the City Cultural Center

Street music festival

Time: 19h30 – 21h00, Saturday of 2nd week and 4th week every month (from February to September.

Street music festival-helloVietnam

Street music festival

Location: Southern Park, West bank of Dragon Bridge, Bach Dang Street

Hosted agency: Da Nang event center

Author Since: Jan 16, 2019

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