HANOI, Vietnam — The seventh annual Buon Ma Thuot coffee festival will be held on March 9 – 16, 2019 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak. The event will feature a wide range of activities related to coffee and coffee culture.
The festival will include an opening ceremony, a closing ceremony, the 2019 Dak Lak investment promotion conference, an exhibition on coffee, a seminar on the development of Vietnamese specialty coffee, an exhibition on the world’s coffee history, a street festival, a contest for farmers, a Vietnamese specialty coffee quality competition, free coffee tasting, a Buon Don elephant festival, and an international paragliding contest.
The annual event aims to promote Buon Ma Thuot coffee brand, develop Vietnam specialty coffee and gradually turn Buon Ma Thuot city into a destination for coffee aficionados worldwide, contributing to affirm Vietnamese coffee’s position on the global market.
It also aims to honour domestic coffee growers, processors and traders while encouraging the community to join hands to develop coffee culture.