Published on : Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Vietnam will host The sixth Buon Ma Thuot coffee festival and the Central Highlands gong culture festival in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak from March 8-13, Vietnam news agency (VNA) reported.
The Steering Committee for the Central Highlands and Dak Lak provincial People’s Committee held a press conference in Hanoi to introduce the events with the theme “Converging quintessence – Promoting identity – Linking to Develop”.
The Central Highlands includes Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong and Lam Dong provinces.
With more than 200,000 hectares of coffee plants, Dak Lak is Vietnam’s coffee capital.
Numerous trade and investment promotion activities will also be held, including a workshop on developing the Vietnamese coffee sector amid climate change and international integration.
Other festivals include an elephant festival, a gong performance, traditional rituals of ethnic minority groups, and a wood statues carving contest.