Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF)



Location: Han River

 Date Operation: 01/06 – 06/07/2019

Why is Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) special

Da Nang, a beautiful dynamic young city of Vietnam, is well- known for its beautiful bridges crossing the dreamlike Han River, the majestic Marble Mountain, the Bana Hills with four world records and especially the unique festival which has become its own reputation brand – Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF).

This fireworks event is the competition in term of art, technology, creativity of the teams around the world. Each team have a performance within 20 minutes on the music background.

What to explore at Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF)

Da Nang International Fireworks Festival is held annually in Da Nang and it is a special festival with participation of 7 international competitors from other countries and the host – Da Nang. The competition in Da Nang is a sophisticated magnificent “light banquet”. It’s not simply that fireworks are shot up into the sky but each fireworks performance with unique shapes and music carrying a meaningful subject. Every team need to stick with their theme to design spectacular performances, perfect sound effects and great background music to offer the viewers excellent emotion.

Apart from the main activity of fireworks display, there are cultural, sports, travel activities held before, during and after the festival. Some of the activities are Beautiful Photo Exhibition Tour of Da Nang, Street Music Program, and Da Nang International Cuisine Cultural Festival. Besides, there are many stunning landscapes and heritage sites that you can make the best of it to explore such as: Hoi An Ancient Town, Hue Citadel and My Son Sanctuary.

All details of Da Nang International Fireworks Festival 2019 here

Organizers promise the renewed format this year will deliver the most incredibly eye-catching shows yet. Under the banner “Stories By The Rivers”, DIFF 2019 will involve five competition nights (held over five consecutive weekends) with five different themes: The Root, The Buds of life, Love, Shades of Colors, Setting Sail. The festival will run from June to July 6, 2019.


The opening ceremony will be held on the evening of June 1st, 2019, featuring the opening competition between the teams from Vietnam and Russia. Subsequent competition nights will feature ‘battles’ between:

  • Brazil and Belgium (June 8th)
  • Finland and Italia (June 15th)
  • England and China (June 22nd).

The two team’s with the best pyrotechnic performances will progress to the grand finale held on July 6th, 2019.


By creating a platform for young people to enjoy fun activities, and to generate excitement for DIFF 2019 nationwide, this year’s flashmob dance contest, run under the theme ‘Youth Waves’, will be organized on a national scale, giving teenagers and young people from provinces throughout Vietnam a chance to enter and express their artistic talent. The contest consists of three rounds: Preliminary, Semi-Final, and Final, which will be organized at a larger scale this year. This will be a wonderful opportunity for young people to participate in cultural exchanges and express their talents as well as energize DIFF 2019 with youthful enthusiasm.

There will be a festive mood throughout the city of Da Nang with vibrant open-air art performances and a street carnival atmosphere with street performers, dancers, and musicians performing all along Bach Dang street from May 26th to July 7th (only Sunday evenings).

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