The second Vietnam Rice Festival will be held in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang from Nov 8-14.

The festival, a large scale economic and cultural event, aims to honour Vietnam rice producers and traders.

At the festival, various activities will take place including trade and investment promotion, an agricultural products fair and an exhibition themed “ Vietnam Rice Road ”.

Additionally, seminars, cultural exchanges and festivals on the theme of rice among regions nationwide will also be held.

The first Vietnam Rice Festival was held in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang from Nov 28 to Dec 2 in 2009./.