At 8 p.m. last night, Vanke Night - a brilliant display of fireworks accompanied by music lighted the sky above the Xinghai Bay.
Xiao Shengfeng, the mayor, accompanied by Yang Yaowei (the vice mayor), Luo Dongsheng (the chief secretary of the municipal government) and other officials inspected the preparatory works at Xinghai Park and Fujiazhuang Park – which were the sites of the display earlier in the afternoon in the same day, inspecting the organization works for the display. Later, accompanied by other officials, Xiao Shengfeng respectively inspected traffic management at Yida'eryuan Metro station ,the Conference & Exhibition Center Station and the bus terminal at the north square of the Conference & Exhibition Center.
Xiao Shengfeng said: “Display of the fireworks serves the need of the people for a better life. It serves the need of Dalian which is trying to display the image of an internationalized city. It serves the need for speeding up cultural construction of Dalian. It is significant to strengthening the cohesive force of the city and upgrading its civilized degree. All governmental departments should have a consensus on this point. More importantly, we should strengthen security at the display.”
It is important for the media to further arouse the passion of the people including the Party cadres through their news reports on the display, enabling them to make contributions to Dalian’s development, he said.