HCMC to host first Ornamental Fish Festival 2016 in November

The first Ornamental Fish Festival 2016 will be held at Le Van Tam Park in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 from November 10-14, the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City (ITPC) announced.

An ornamental fish breeding farm in Cu Chi District (Photo: Sggp)
The festival will be a chance for ornamental fish lovers to acknowledge about ornamental fish, promoting ornamental fish breeding as well as bringing an opportunity for insiders to exchange experiences related to their field.

HCM City exported around 10 million ornamental fishes worth US$11 million for the first seven months this year. The city exported 13 million ornamental fishes to get US$12 million last year, according to the Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

The event is part of the Hi-Tech Agriculture and Food Industry Fair (Hi-Tech Agro) 2016.

By Dang Cong – Translated by Kim Khanh

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