On the evening of August 17th 2019, the 1st Fruit Festival of Khanh Son district opened at 20-11 Square, To Hap town, Khanh Son district. Mr. Nguyen Tan Tuan - Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Council; Mr. Dao Cong Thien - Vice Chairman attended.
Khanh Son district leaders presented souvenir flags to the units participating in display agricultural products at the festival.
The 1st fruit festival of Khanh Son district takes place from 17th to August 18th. In the framework of the festival, besides 20 stalls displaying local specialty fruits (durian, mangosteen, green grapefruit, rambutan, purple sugarcane, turmeric jackfruit, avocado ...), Khanh Son district also organizes activities, events including: the contest " skillful village patriarch, "Art display of fruits", "Khanh Son cuisine"; workshop on building clean agriculture and sustainable development; recreating new rice festival of Raglai people; Cross-country running "Khanh Son's health"
Agricultural products for sale at the festival attracted a large number of people, tourists inside and outside the province to visit and buy.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Tan Tuan thanked the units, businesses and individuals for supporting and creating favorable conditions for Khanh Son district to organize the impressive and effective 1st Fruit Festival. In addition, Mr. Nguyen Tan Tuan also suggested that in the coming time, Khanh Son district should focus on developing high quality agriculture associated with tourism development, identifying agriculture as the focus in socio-economic development of the locality; pay attention to well implementing the planning of production areas, specialized production areas and applying scientific and technological advances in this work to improve productivity and quality of agricultural products; strengthen trade and expand product consumption markets for farmers; create favorable conditions for businesses to access and invest in agriculture, industry, forestry, tourism ... in order to create jobs for people, promote socio-economic development of the district.
After 15 years of implementation, Khanh Son district has converted 2,787 hectares of inefficient crops into fruit trees with high economic value such as: Durian, mangosteen, green grapefruit, Rambutan fruit... In which durian is granted the trademark certificate of "Khanh Son Durian" by the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (Ministry of Science and Technology) and was voted as “Agricultural gold brand of Vietnam in 2019" by Vietnam Federation of Agriculture and Rural Development Associations.