HA NOI – The 2012 Ha Noi Spring Fair at Giang Vo Exhibition Centre opens today, drawing visitors from across the city and further afield as the Lunar New Year holiday approaches.
Co-organised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, Tourism and the Ha Noi People Committee, the fair features nearly 600 enterprises from 35 provinces across Viet Nam. Firms from abroad are also taking part. There are 120 stalls selling essential goods for the Tet Lunar New Year holiday such as food, drinks, costumes, flowers and plants. The most popular items at the fair are Nam Roi grapefruit, Hai Duong cakes and Bo Ha oranges.
This year's fair will see visitors taking part in Le hoi do uong xuan (the Spring Drinking Festival), which features famous beverage brands such as Heineken, Sabeco (Sai Gon Beverage Corporation) and Habeco (Ha Noi Beer Alcohol and Beverage Co). There will also be music performances to entertain shoppers.
All goods displayed at the spring fair are guaranteed to be of a high quality, and all food has been made with strict food safety and hygiene standards.
The fair will run until January 21. – VNS