Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Mekong Delta fruit festival opens in My Tho

The delta hub of My Tho opened a fruit festival April 19 to promote Mekong produce.

The festival features fruit cooking demonstrations, parades, a seeds exhibition, a giant fruit exhibition and a fruit art competition, said Tran The Ngoc, Chairman of the People’s Committee in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

A map of Vietnam made of fresh fruit at the Fruit Festival in the Mekong Delta city of My Tho, Tien Giang Province, on April 19.(Photo:SGGP)

The event also aims to honor local farmers, scientists and enterprises that have contributed to create quality fruit varieties while elevating the status of Vietnamese fruit in the world, said Ngoc.

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