Ben Tre Province to host 3rd Coconut Festival

The third Ben Tre Coconut Festival will be held in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre from April 4 – 9, 2012.

Picture of the Ben Tre Coconut Festival 2009. (Photo: Uyen Phuong)

The event will include a trade fair, a street festival, a seminar on coconut development, a design contest on handicraft products made from coconuts and many other interesting tourist activities.

The festival aims to honour individuals and organizations that have performed outstandingly in the coconut goods production sector and in interacting with coconut growers and businesses.

Delegations from neighbouring provinces like Tien Giang, Tra Vinh, Vinh Long, Soc Trang, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen will join in the third Ben Tre Coconut Festival this year.

By Ph.Yen – Translated by Kim Khanh

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