Updated on : Thứ Năm, 11/10/2018 - 5:02 CH
2019 Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival to be held in March

VGP - The 7th Buon Ma Thuot’s Coffee Festival promoting the coffee brand of the Central Highlands is scheduled to take place from March 9-16, 2019, according to the Dak Lak People’s Commitee.

The festival is an occasion to honour coffee growers, promote coffee tourism culture, and solidify Vietnamese coffee’s position in the global coffee industry. 

It promises to have diverse activities including an exhibition on coffee, a seminar on the development of Vietnamese specialty coffee, an exhibition on the world’s coffee history, a street festival, a contest for farmers, a Vietnamese specialty coffee quality competition, free coffee tasting sessions, a Buon Don elephant festival and an international paragliding contest.

The festival also connects coffee farmers and enterprises and consumers.

Tay Nguyen is a major coffee growing region in Viet Nam. Dak Lak province, with Buon Ma Thuot as its capital city, has 203,000 hectares of coffee plants with an annual output of at least 450,000 tons of beans, making it the country’s biggest coffee-producing province.

The annual event aims to promote Buon Ma Thuot coffee brand, develop Viet Nam specialty coffee and gradually turn Buon Ma Thuot city into a destination for coffee aficionados worldwide.

                                                                                                            By Vien Nhu

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