Week of Bao Loc tea & silk culture to be held in December

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A Week of Tea and Silk Culture promoting local tea and silk industry of Bao Loc Town in the central highlands province of Lam Dong will be held from December 23-27.

Foreign tourists visit a tea farm in Bao Loc. (Photo: Sggp)

Foreign tourists visit a tea farm in Bao Loc. (Photo: Sggp)

The event is part of the activities of the 7th Da Lat Flower festival which is scheduled for December 23-27.
Main programs will take place during the week, including tea leaves picking contest, seminar on the development of the tea and silk industry and ethnic minority embroidery related to the development of high-tech agriculture; fashion performance of silk-made products and more.
Visitors will have a chance to enjoy an exhibition on famous brands of silk garment; visit tea growing areas; and learn about tea processing, silk manufacturing process.
Bao Loc has currently more than 7,700 hectares of tea, accounting for 32 percent of the of total tea-growing area of Lam Dong Province. The total production of silk in Bao Loc was 1,626.7 tons in 2016 and the province exported 5.68 million square meters of silk fabrics to Japan, the U.S., India, European countries, Thailand, Laos, Bangladesh and others.
Tuần văn hóa Trà, Tơ lụa sẽ diễn ra từ ngày 23 đến 27-12-2017 ảnh 2                                            Workers harvest tea leaves.
Tuần văn hóa Trà, Tơ lụa sẽ diễn ra từ ngày 23 đến 27-12-2017 ảnh 3
                                                        Drying tea leaves
Tuần văn hóa Trà, Tơ lụa sẽ diễn ra từ ngày 23 đến 27-12-2017 ảnh 4
               At the press conference of Bao Loc tea and silk cultural week

By DOAN KIEN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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