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Sơn La to organise third annual plum festival

Update: May, 27/2016 - 09:00
A plum job: The mận hậu (plum), a specialty from the Northern mountainous province of Sơn La. — Photo
Viet Nam News

A festival showcasing mận hậu (plum), a speciality of Mộc Châu District in the northern province of Sơn La, will be organised on Sunday, according to the district administration.

Mộc Châu 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 Mộc Châu 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.

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