Last update: 07:00 | 10/05/2018
Twelve vehicles representing famous bridges participated in a parade in the central coastal city of Danang last Saturday evening as part of the Danang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2018 themed “The Legend of Bridges.”
The vehicles flowed at an average speed of 15 kilometers per hour through main streets taking in Asia Park, 2/9 Street, Bach Dang Street, Ba Thang Hai Street, Thuan Phuoc Bridge, Le Duc Tho Street, Hoang Sa Street, Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Nguyen Van Thoai Street, Tran Thi Ly Bridge and back to 2/9 Street and Asia Park.
They represented bridges of the countries or regions they come from, such as Long Bien, Han River, Dragon, Tran Thi Ly and Thuan Phuoc bridges in Vietnam, Swietokrzyski Bridge in Poland, Tournelle Bridge in France, Brooklyn Bridge in the U.S., Rialto Bridge in Italy, Tsing Ma Bridge in Hong Kong, Oresund Bridge in Sweden, and 25 de Abril Bridge in Portugal.
This was the curtain-raising activity of the Carnival festival 2018 which will take place every Saturday evening during the months-long DIFF 2018.
The next parades will be held on May 12, May 19, June 16, June 17, June 23, and June 24, each of which will last two and a half hours.
The parade ﬂoat of Vietnam represents Long Bien Bridge
Carnival festival on a street in Danang
Hong Kong ﬂoat introduces Tsing Ma Bridge
The parade and Carnival festival attract many people