In 2024, along the banks of the romantic Han River (Da Nang) will be the place for 55 cultural activities - periodic and annual festivals, organized by agencies, units and localities. Compared to 2023, this year there will be many new and groundbreaking activities that closely align with the needs and tastes of people and tourists.
In 2024, the city will organize cultural activities - festivals on both banks of the Han River according to the criteria of novelty, attractiveness, closely following the needs and tastes of people and tourists. Photo: X.D
Many new activities
According to the list of cultural and festive activities on both sides of the Han River recently agreed upon by the City People's Committee, this year, Da Nang has 19 periodic activities and 36 annual activities, such as: street dances, chants, and festivals. Bai Choi singing, street magic, music and life programs, weekend melodies, street opera... performed by agencies, cultural units, and unions in the area. In addition to the familiar activities that have become trademarks on the Han River, this year the city has included many new activities in the list such as random kpop dance programs, musical instrument concerts, mobile libraries, and outdoor movie screenings. sky and interactive activities. In addition, the city's activities are arranged evenly throughout the weeks and months of the year, appropriate to the weather of the seasons and ensuring that every week there are programs and events for residents and tourists to participate in.
Locations for activities are also evenly arranged on both sides of the river, limiting frequent locations to avoid overlap and overload in some areas as currently. Ms. Ngo Thi My Truc (Son Tra district) shared: "Going to the banks of the Han River to stroll and watch cultural and artistic activities is my family's habit on weekends. We hope that this year, starting with Tet, the city will have new, interactive art performance activities so everyone can participate."
A notable point this year is the street music program. In recent years, this program has often been organized by the Center for Culture and Cinema and the Da Nang artist group on the west bank of the Dragon Bridge (opposite the Museum of Cham Sculpture). However, this year, along the banks of the Han River, there are two new street music programs, conducted by Da Nang College of Culture and Arts and Hai Chau District Culture and Sports Center. In particular, it is expected that in the summer (June-August), a new activity for children called "Children's Playground" will be organized for the first time by the Center for Culture and Cinema on the banks of the Han River.
Deputy Director of the Center for Culture and Cinema Nguyen Cuong said that the children's playground is expected to be held in 3 issues, 1 issue each month with different themes and locations. Among them, the first number performed musical instruments, singing and dancing on the west bank of Dragon Bridge; The second number is modern dance, ballroom dancing, flashmod on the sidewalk of Nhu Nguyet street; The third number shows fashion, ao dai and other forms of art at the extended Binh Minh 6 - Bach Dang street. "In addition to launching new activities, the center also advocates renewing and upgrading old activities to enrich the spiritual food of people and tourists," Mr. Cuong shared.
Many art activities, exhibitions, and festivals will be held at APEC Park in 2024. Photo: X.D
Forming unique cultural products
In addition to activities organized by city-level units, Hai Chau and Son Tra districts also contribute many attractive activities in the axis of cultural events - festivals on both banks of the Han River.
Among the 55 activities listed, there are nearly 20 activities organized by Hai Chau district. In general, the activities organized by Hai Chau district this year are quite diverse, rich and have many new features.
Director of Hai Chau District Cultural and Sports Center Tran Van Manh said that this year's cultural and festive activities on the banks of the Han River were built by the construction unit as a premise for forming the city's typical cultural products. walking Bach Dang. In particular, the unit focuses on implementing new, highlight activities at two main locations: APEC Park and the semicircular landscape floor. At the same time, the district maintains and increases the scale of cultural programs associated with local brands, creating resonance over the years to serve the needs of residents and tourists.
“This year, the unit promotes coordination with organizations, units, and clubs to create diversity in types of activities, promoting the functions of space and cultural institutions on the Han River. In addition to the activities listed, the district also organizes additional events on holidays and Tet, contributing to creating a more vibrant atmosphere and promoting the local image," Mr. Manh shared.
To ensure effective implementation of activities, the City People's Committee assigned the Department of Culture and Sports to be the standing agency, responsible for monitoring and urging relevant departments, branches and localities in implementing events. Culture and festivals on both sides of the Han River in 2024.
According to Deputy Director of the Department of Culture and Sports Nguyen Thi Hoi An, the city requires units carrying out activities on both banks of the Han River to proactively survey the needs and tastes of people and tourists to build activities. quality culture and festivals. Along with that, invest and innovate methods of organizing activities
Báo Đà Nẵng Online - baodanang.vn - Ngày 18/01/2024