The 2010 National Sports Festival is scheduled to take place in central Da Nang City and other localities. Athletes will compete in 41 events for 903 sets of medals.
The first stage of this festival in 11 months will begin on January 6 with mountain climbing in Binh Phuoc to be followed by aerobics, dancing, judo and football events in other localities.
The second stage will be organised in central Da Nang City in December with events such as diving, canoeing, rowing, weightlifting, basketball, billiards and volleyball.
The festival is held every 4 years with the aim of promoting the development of sports movement across the country. Through the event, many Vietnamese talents have been discovered to represent Vietnam in the SEA Games, ASIAD and Olympic Games.