27/05/2016 | 15:34:31

Son La to organise third annual plum festival

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A festival showcasing man hau (plum), a specialty of Moc Chau district in the northern province of Son La, will be organised on May 28, according to the district administration.

Moc Chau plum is famous for its sweet, delicious taste. The harvest season usually begins at the start of summer.

Visitors can join farmers harvesting their plums and enjoy the fruit right off the plant. Traditional games will also be seeking participants in a 100ha valley where the plums are grown.

For the more sedantry visitors a trivia contest about the Moc Chau plum and how to plant and harvest the plum will be organised.

The third annual event will also serve as a forum for farmers to meet and share experiences.-VNA

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