Coconut Festival kicks off in Ben Tre

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Coconut Festival kicks off in Ben Tre

The second annual Coconut Festival kicked off January 15 at the Dong Khoi monument park in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, marking the 50th Uprising anniversary (January 17).

The second annual Coconut Festival in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre features a trade fair and cooking contest among other activities. (Photo: VNA)

The event, titled “Ben Tre – Native land of coconut and the Uprising campaign,” includes a trade fair where businesses display products made from coconut trees, as well as advertise local tourism activities.

In addition, a culinary contest at the festival features many unique dishes made from coconuts.

The event also honors individuals and organizations that have performed strongly in the coconut goods production sector over the past decade, and who have led the way in local handicraft production.

The festival will wrap up at the end of the week on January 21.

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