Green Heritage » Culture

August 5, 2021, 5:25 pm

Southern Fruit Festival 2013 opens in HCM City Tin ảnh

(11:29:53 AM 03/06/2013)
(Tinmoitruong.vn) - Farmers from 21 provinces and cities are showcasing their special fruits at the Southern Fruit Festival 2013, which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1.

 The annual event hosted by the city aims to introduce to domestic and foreign tourists a variety of Vietnamese fruits, especially those produced in southern provinces. 

 



A parade at the Southern Fruit Festival 2013. Photo: VNA

 

It also offers an opportunity for farmers, producers, distributors and consumers to meet and tighten their relations, thus improving the values of the Vietnamese fruit brand. 

A special feature of this year’s event is a floating market made of 55 boats that sell more than 180 kinds of special fruits at prices 20-40 percent lower than market prices. 

They include famous trademarks such as Hoang Hau dragon in Long An, Cai Mon durian in Ben Tre, Tan Trieu pomelo in Dong Nai, Vinh Kim seedless guava in Tien Giang, Dang Van Ro green skin pomelo, Binh Phuoc papaya and Hoa Loc sweet mango. 

Visitors will have a chance to contemplate 300 alien kinds of fruits which made the 2011 festival set a record for the most varieties of fruits. 

During the event, the 5th Safe and Delicious Fruit Contest will be held with more than 700 varieties of 11 kinds of fruits. It aims to encourage farmers to apply advanced technology to produce high quality varieties of fruit with the best productivity. 

A fruit parade, art performances from Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, the Republic of Korea and Indonesia, fruits depicting graphic arts, gastronomy arts, folk games and sports activities are also available at the festival. 

Co-hosted by the HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Suoi Tien Culture Tourism Corporation, and the city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the event will run until September 2.

VNA
KHÔNG XẢ RÁC BỪA BÃI

Send comments you read about: Southern Fruit Festival 2013 opens in HCM City

* *
*
*
(Environmental News welcomes your opinions read the article. The discussion will be reviewed before posting. Environmental News reserves the right to reject words offend individuals or organizations; words left habits and customs, law violations. Readers discuss accented Vietnamese. Comments do not necessarily reflect the views of the Environmental News. Thank you for your contributions and cooperation of)
KHÔNG XẢ RÁC BỪA BÃI
Cat- center 3
Cat- center 4
 Black magic: Turning coal into art

Black magic: Turning coal into art Tin ảnh

(Tinmoitruong.vn) - Quang Ninh Province, home to the famous Ha Long Bay, has large reserves of anthracite coal which account for 90 percent of Vietnam's coal output.

  Phu Quoc to become international resort centre

Phu Quoc to become international resort centre

(Tinmoitruong.vn) - Phu Quoc, an attractive destination in Vietnam’s southwestern waters, is striving to become an international eco-tourism and resort centre.

Cat- center 6