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OCOP Fair and Flower Festival open in Quang Ninh

Quang Ninh, January 19 (VNA) - The One Commune One Product (OCOP) Fair and Flower Festival opened on January 18 in the northern province of Quang Ninh to introduce traditional agriculture products of the locality for Lunar New Year.

The OCOP fair gathers 150 booths, of which 100 present local products while 50 display products from 21 other provinces and cities across the country such as Hanoi, Hung Yen, Bac Giang, Lang Son and Lam Dong, among others.

Products on display include food and beverages, medicinal herbs, clothing and services.

The fair, held by the provincial Department of Industry and Trade and the new-style rural construction committee, aims to promote production and boost tourism and services, helping increase farmers’ income and raise awareness of Quang Ninh’s OCOP programme.

The same day, the Spring Flower Festival took place at the Quang Ninh Exhibition of Planning and Expo Center.

The festival displayed various flowers and plants such as tulips, orchids, peach blossoms and kumquats, among others, at 264 booths.

The OCOP fair will run through January 24 while the Spring Flower Festival will close on January 27.