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Binh Duong to host Lai Thieu Fruit Festival

posted May 30, 2013, 2:06 AM by Team 1 - Dong Travel   [ updated Aug 21, 2013, 9:26 PM by Wisata DongTravel ]
The first-ever Lai Thieu Fruit Festival is going to take place on June 8 -12 in Thuan An town in the southern province of Binh Duong.

Around 100 booths will showcase handicraft products, traditional foods and assorted fresh fruits of the southeast and southwest region, such as mangosteen, durian, rambutan, pomelo and jackfruit at the festival.


The event will also include a fruit arrangement contest, a don ca tai tu(Southern amateur music performance) and a workshop on how to attract visitors to Binh Duong province.


The event aims to provide orchard owners and businesses with an opportunity to exchange their experiences in creating ecological tours to Lai Thieu orchard and develop the agricultural economy in Binh Duong province.


Around 20 kilometres northeast far from Ho Chi Minh city, Lai Thieu orchard is a famous tourist site for its diversified fruit trees and is considered the lung of Binh Duong province.


(Source: Nhandan)