City to host Vietnam beverages fair

The Vietnam Beverage Fair 2009 to be held this month in Ho Chi Minh City by the Ministry of Industry and Trade will provide domestic beverage makers a chance to showcase their products.

The event, which will also feature entertainment like a carnival, dragon and lion dances, and music performances, will be covered by Vietnam Television and HCMC Television.
 
There will be a conference on the domestic beverage industry during the economic crisis on August 15 when officials from the Ministry and beverage firms will discuss ways to promote Vietnamese brands abroad.
 
Skateboard and dancing contests will be held with prizes of up to US$500.
 
The three-day event opens on August 14 at Dam Sen Park in District 11.

By Truong Son

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