The Central Highland province of Lam Dong will host the fifth Lam Dong Tea Culture Week in Bao Loc city of on December 20-25 with the aim of promoting its B’Lao tea brand.

As part of the 2014 Central Highlands – Da Lat National Tourism Year, the event means to introduce tea cultivated in Lam Dong Plateau to visitors.

Lam Dong is one of the major tea growing provinces in the country with around 22,000 ha, producing over 200,000 tonnes of tea each year.

Bao Loc city is famous for the B’Lao tea brand – recognised by the Vietnam Record Organisation as one of the top five tea specialities in the country.

A wide range of activities will be held during the culture week, such as tours to tea planting farms and processing facilities, a workshop on solutions for the sustainable development of the tea sector, and an exhibition on tea products.

Participants will also have opportunities to join a tea-picking contest at Tam Chau tea farm.-VNA