Fruit festival to open in HCM City in June

Saturday, May 23, 2015 11:29

Customers purchased fruits at the Southern Fruit Festival in Suoi Tien Tourist Area in HCM City last year. This year it will be held in the tourism area on June 1-20. — VNA/VNS Photo An Hieu

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — HCM City will host the Southern Fruit Festival in its Suoi Tien Tourist Area in District 9 from June 1-20 with a view of honouring values of exotic fruits and growers in Viet Nam and the southern region in particular.

The event was announced by the municipal Department of Agricultural and Rural Development at a press briefing on May 21.

One of the highlights of the annual festival will be a floating market with 50 booths selling more than 150 kinds of regionally distinguished fruits, like Nam Roi grapefruit, Queen dragon fruit, Luc Ngan lychee and Cai Mon Ben Tre durian. — VNS

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