Update: 11:28 | 11/05/2020
Fantastic Da Nang Festival 2020 – a large-scale event to boost tourism development and recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic –will likely open in June in the central city of Da Nang.
In a document issued this week by Da Nang authorities regarding plans to hold the festival, the city’s People’s Committee has assigned the Department of Tourism as the main unit to co-ordinate with related agencies to organise the event.
A dance performance on the beach in the central coastal city of Da Nang.
The committee has also said the event should be opened at the right time based on the development of the Covid-19 pandemic and follow the central and local governments' policies an guidelines.
Da Nang’s Department of Tourism should be responsible for ensuring the festival takes place effectively by directing and working with related sectors and local authorities to ensure social security and order, environmental sanitation and food hygiene during the event.
The Fantastic Da Nang Festival 2020 – an event upgraded from the annual festival themed Da Nang – Diem Hen Mua He (Da Nang – a Summer Destination), is held to boost tourism activities after the Covid-19 pandemic has been controlled.
It will help introduce and promote the city as an attractive destination with its tangible and intangible cultural values, tourism resources, new tourism products and specialties.
The event will also aim to connect and support businesses in presenting their products and services and improve their service quality while introducing new, diverse and attractive tourist destinations and routes to meet the increasing demands of the tourism market.
The festival is held to create an impression among tourists while visiting the city by offering them an image of a green and environmentally-friendly coastal destination.
Fantastic Da Nang Festival 2020 will help introduce and promote the city as an attractive destination.
The festival will boost investment in tourism infrastructure and entertainment services to meet the demand of increasingly diverse tourist markets and strengthening co-operation in tourism development between provinces and cities.
Through the event, Da Nang expects to attract investment resources for tourism development and raise the position and image of the city’s tourism industry.
It will be divided into two parts. The main part, called the “peak week” will take place from the middle to the end of July, but a specific time will be proposed after the pandemic is announced to be over in the country.
The other part will include supporting activities and events taking place from June to September 2020 organised by other tourism agencies and businesses.