Mekong Delta holds coconut festival

The 4th Ben Tre Coconut Festival will be held in Ben Tre Province on April 7-13 as approved by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

Ben Tre Coconut Festival . (Photo: Sggp)

Members of the World Coconut Association & farmers and companies from 10 provinces that specialize in coconut production will join the event, according to the People’s Committee of Ben Tre Province.

The festival honors individuals and organizations that have contributed highly to the coconut market.

In addition, the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism approved the People’s Committee of Hau Giang Province to host the 6th Khmer Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival 2014.

The festival is politically significant and is an opportunity to honor and highlight the culture of the Khmer ethnic group and strengthen solidarity and exchange among the Khmer community.

By Xuan Quang – Translated by Kim Khanh

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