Update: 17:10 | 20/11/2020
(BGO) - This year, the fair showcasing orange, grapefruit and typical products of Luc Ngan district (Bac Giang province) is held by the district People's Committee from November 20 to 22 with many new points to promote trade connection and the potential for developing a key fruit tree area as well as stimulate tourism demand. Chairman of the district People's Committee La Van Nam, head of the fair’s Organizing Committee, granted an interview to Bac Giang Newspaper on this event.
What are new contents and highlights of this year’s fair?
Luc Ngan boasts the largest fruit tree area in the North. In order to promote, introduce, and supply to the market high quality fruits and typical local products, since 2016, Luc Ngan district has organized the fruit festival or this fair annually.
Chairman of the district People's Committee La Van Nam (second, left) inspects orchards to prepare to welcome visitors.
This year, in addition to trade promotion activities, the Organizing Committee also invited districts and cities in the province and units and enterprises from Lang Son, Thai Nguyen, Son La, Hai Phong to participate in the fair in order to diversify goods. At the opening ceremony, in addition to the auction of fruit products winning the first prize in terms of quality as before, beautiful orange and grapefruit trees will also be auctioned for the first time.
The organizers will screen images of one sweet orange tree, one yellow-flesh orange tree and one of the most beautiful sweet grapefruit trees in the district for auction. The winning bidders will receive the fruits, or the trees in the orchard, and the orchard owner will take care of and preserve the trees.
Also at the opening ceremony, the district People's Committee plans to open an electronic trading floor, putting orange, grapefruit and typical products of Luc Ngan on sale. During the fair, we will also implement the programme "Experiencing the orange and grapefruit season" in Luc Ngan district with tours and travel routes for visitors to the fair and to orchards and beautiful places in the district.
Could you please introduce more about this e-trading floor and the organization of tours and travel routes as well as the support from the Organizing Committee so that traders and visitors can easily connect, visit and explore the land and people of Luc Ngan?
At the opening ceremony, the district will open an e-trading floor for orange, grapefruit and other typical products of Luc Ngan. Customers across the country can easily access the address "dacsanlucngan.vn" to find out and order products. Orders will be received by reputable enterprises, cooperatives, and garden owners who provide products of origin and high quality.
The sweet fruit season.
Particularly for tours and travel routes, the district has cooperated with travel companies to survey and select 25 orchards with sufficient conditions to host visitors; building 6 main tours connecting with Cam Son lake and Khuon Than lake ecological tourist areas; developing spiritual cultural tourism at Am Vai Pagoda and Ha Temple in combination with orchard tourism.
This year's fair has many new points. In order to make this event a success, how did the organizers prepare for it?
The fair is an important event of the locality. Therefore, the Organizing Committee has actively prepared conditions for the fair to take place successfully. It early established committees and subcommittees to prepare works carefully, assigned tasks to each member, and mobilized social resources for the organization.
Before the opening time, the preparations for the fair such as promoting the fair, the script of the opening ceremony, plans to ensure security and order, electricity supply, environmental sanitation, and establishment of groups to transport visitors... were completed.
This is an opportunity to promote and introduce tourists, businessmen and people nationwide and overseas Vietnamese to the land and people of Luc Ngan, especially the strength of the famous fruit tree area.
Cao Minh Ngoc