Home / Travel / Festivals
Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival returns in March 9
Tuyet Nhung 17:28, 2019/01/15
The festival is aimed at commemorating of the 44th anniversary of the Buon Ma Thuot Victory (March 10, 1975 – March 10, 2019).
The seventh annual Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival will be held from March 9 to 16 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, which is considered the coffee basket of Vietnam, according to the information announced by representative of Dak Lak province People’s Committee at a press conference on January 15.
 
Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival to be held from March 9 to 16. Photo: cand.com.vn
Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival to be held from March 9 to 16. Photo: cand.com.vn
The festival themed “Quintessence of the Forest” aims to promote the geographical indication of Buon Ma Thuot coffee and raise the value of this Vietnamese produce.
Domestic coffee growers and traders are also expected to be promoted this time as well as the coffee culture. On this occasion, the organizing board will introduce the potential and strength of Dak Lak province, promote investment in coffee processing as well as other farm produce in the area.
Attending this year’s festival, visitors will have a chance to take part in the Vietnam Special Coffee contest, Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Road, an exhibition on History of International Coffee and so on. On this occasion, Miss Universe Vietnam 2017, H’Hen Niê will be present as Media Ambassador of the 7th annual Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival.
Coffee was first cultivated in Vietnam in 1857. To date, Vietnam’s coffee growing areas have reached 20,000ha. The country exports 1.8 million tonnes of coffee beans, raking in US$3.2 billion per year. Vietnam is currently the world’s second largest coffee exporter, after Brazil.
Vietnam exported 1.46 million tonnes of coffee worth US$2.77 billion in the first nine months of 2018, an increase of 20.1% in volume and 0.4% in value compared to the same period of 2017.
Other news
20:15, 2021/15/03
Khau Vai Love Market becomes National Intangible Cultural Heritage
The market, the biggest festival of the northwestern mountain tribes, is expected to attract more tourists after the Covid-19 pandemic.
18:31, 2021/31/25
Sam Son beach tourism season begins
The 2021 Sam Son Beach Tourism Festival began one week earlier than usual with high hopes of luring a large number of domestic tourists this summer.
12:00, 2021/00/26
Quan The Am Festival recognized as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage
Hundreds of thousands of Buddhist monks, nuns and followers across the country attend the festival celebration every year.
05:16, 2021/16/16
“Hanoians travel in Hanoi” to boost the city’s tourism
The Hanoi Tourism Stimulating Festival 2021 aims at introducing tourism products, tour combos and accommodations to Hanoi travelers.
13:54, 2021/54/16
Hanoi lists outstanding cultural and sports events in 2020
The successful organization of cultural shows to welcome the country and the political events of the city ranked first among the most outstanding sporting and cultural events of 2020.
15:34, 2021/34/13
Hanoi Ornamental Creatures Festival 2021 underway
Apart from bonsai showcasing and trading activities, there will be also various cultural and artistic performances to entertain visitors as well as celebrating the 13th Party Congress.