VOV.VN - The central province of Quang Nam is scheduled to hold the first national Ngoc Linh ginseng festival in Nam Tra My district from August 1 – 3, authorities said in a recently issued statement.
During the festival, the organizers plan to announce a decision to establish the Vietnam Ginseng Association, the Vietnam Ginseng Usage Day, and the National Ginseng Programme. They will also host seminars on ginseng quality, ginseng heritage, ginseng security, as well as policies to develop national ginseng.
In addition, the organisers will launch a contest on Ngoc Linh ginseng on the Internet and a photo contest about Quang Nam’s medicinal herbs, coupled with a number of sport and tourism activities.
The first National Ginseng Festival is expected to popularize Ngoc Linh ginseng brand domestically and internationally, promote the value of Ngoc Linh ginseng (Vietnamese ginseng), and create a unique tourism product to attract tourists to Quang Nam.
The district of Nam Tra My has so far organized the Ngoc Linh ginseng festival four times on a local scale, attracting thousands of visitors to come and buy products.