Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival 2015 with the theme “Buon Ma Thuot Coffee – The highland quintessence”. It is an event held every two years is organized to promulgate Vietnam coffee in general and coffee in Dak Lak in particular.
At the conference, representative of the sub-branch organization of Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival presented a draft on the festival with opening ceremony, Carnaval, coffee expo, making coffee contest, and some main contents for other programs. They are a gala of folk music with the theme of “Vitality of home land”, and Carnaval with theme of Buon Ma Thuot – Journey of the historic springs”, Vietnam coffee Expo. Among those, Coffee-making Competition is expected to expand in competitors cross the country and other countries in Southeast Asia. The expo is predicted to appeal more 750 booths of enterprises with main products made from coffee and related to coffee such as coffee bean, processed coffee, coffee varieties, models of coffee care, technological lines, machines and coffee processing equipment…
Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival 2015 will take place with many other outstanding activities such as Exhibition of plants & pets, Game shows for Farmers of five Central Highland provinces, Fireworks, , Farmers competition, Art performance “Season welcome concert”. Besides, there are some seminars such as Introduction of Buon Ma Thuot coffee and commodity exchanges (BCCE), Seminar on commodity exchanges and its impact on Coffee and other Agricultural products in Viet Nam, and Seminar: “The Sustainable Development of Coffee”. The Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival also has events on Artifacts – Photos exhibition of 40th year of Buon Ma Thuot victor, Photographic Exhibition “Journey of Buon Ma Thuot Coffee – Dak Lak”, at the same time, the festival is held to honor the fact that coffee has been in this land for about 100 years. In addition, visitors taking part in the coffee festival have a chance to enjoy free cups of coffee join coffee tours, go shopping at night market, walk along pedestrian streets, and other cultural activities.
In order to attract more domestic and international visitors, there are more extra activities of festival. Beach volleyball competition in the Highland of Dak Lak province is held from March 4 to 12 at the center of Buon Ma Thuot City. Tay Nguyen – The wood sculpture art competition is held from March 8 to 11 at Ko Tam Ecotourism (789 Pham Van Dong Street in Buon Ma Thuot City). Free of charge of coffee service has a topic of “Flavor and Color of Coffee” held from March 9 to 12 on the streets in Buon Ma Thuot City. Promenade on the street – Night market has a topic of “Mountainous City” held from March 9 to 12 on the streets in Buon Ma Thuot City. Besides, there are tourism activities during the 5th Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival 2015 taking place from March 9 to 12 at Biet Diet Hotel, No.1 Ngo Quyen Street in Buon Ma Thuot City. (1124)