The second International Tea Festival will take place in the northern province of Thai Nguyen from November 8-11, announced the provincial People’s Committee at a press conference on May 31.

This year’s festival will draw the participation of 34 provinces that grow tea and tea processors and growers nation wide.

Countries and territories which use Vietnam’s tea products such as China, India, Japan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and the Republic of Korea are also expected to attend the biennial event.

A wide range of activities are scheduled for the festival, including a tea culture festival, a tea carnival, a conference to boost investment and tourism, a Miss Tea Land Contest and a photo exhibition featuring the beauty of Vietnam’s land and people and Thai Nguyen tea.

The event aims to further increase the efficiency of tea production, introduce and promote Vietnam and the province’s tea and its culture to both domestic and international visitors, thus boosting tea exports.-VNA