Thanh tra Grapefruit Festival to take place in Hue City with varied activities
Update: Aug 22, 2018
(TITC) – The 6th Thanh tra grapefruit Festival will take place from August 30-September 2, 2018 in Thuy Bieu Ward, Hue City, Thua Thien – Hue Province to honor a local specialty of Thanh tra grapefruit.  

With theme of “Thanh tra – taste of Hue”, Thanh tra grapefruit Festival 2018 with the largest scale ever will introduce about specialties of Thuy Bieu Ward in particular and Hue City in general. It will also a good chance for the locality to seek partners in consumption of the fruit and other local agricultural products.

The opening ceremony of the festival will begin at 7.30 on August 31, 2018 at Nguyen Van Troi Secondary School (540 Bui Thi Xuan street, Thuy Bieu Ward) with a special art performance.

In the framework of the festival, varied activities will be organized including delicious fruits contest; showcasing products made from Thanh tra grapefruit and other Hue’s specialties; introducing Thanh tra grapefruit trees; culinary competition; folk games and traditional art performance, etc.

On the occasion, travel agents and gardeners will have a meeting to connect and develop community-based tours and eco-tours in Thuy Bieu.

Currently, there are about 800 households growing Thanh tra grapefruit in total area of over 147 hectares belonging to three hamlets of Thuy Bieu Ward including Luong Quan, Trung Luong and Dong Phu. Thanh tra grapefruit has been considered as one of typical specialties of Hue. Aiming to improve the quality and promote branding of Thanh tra grapefruit, People’s Committee of Hue City hosted contests of designing local souvenir gifts and packaging of Thanh tra grapefruit products.

Thanh Tam