8th contest of Southern delicious and safe fruit to open nextweek

The 8th contest of Southern delicious and safe fruit will be held at Suoi Tien Cultural Park in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9, starting on June 1.

More than 500 gardeners, cooperatives and enterprises from 13 provinces and cities nationwide will participate in the event.

The competition is one of the activities of the Southern Fruit Festival 2016 that will take place at Suoi Tien Park from June 1-9.

The event is co-organized by the Department of Tourism, the Department of Trade and Industry, and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

The annual festival displaying various well-known fruits is an opportunity for localities, garden centers and visitors to meet and exchange ideas about the new seedlings. It also aims to promote southern fruits to domestic and foreign visitors.

By Han Ni –Translated by Kim Khanh

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