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Heilongjiang to hold rice festival

Updated : 2018-09-12

By ( chinadaily.com.cn )

The first China International Rice Festival is scheduled to take place at Harbin International Convention and Exhibition Center from Oct 9 to 11, in an effort to boost the development of the rice industry.

Exhibition areas covering 12,000 square meters will be set up during the festival. Exhibits demonstrating rice cultivation techniques, different rice varieties, packing materials, and cooking techniques will be on display across the 260 booths. The whole industrial chain of rice production will be on show for visitors.

During the festival, other activities including a rice tasting conference, several international rice brand forums, and meetings on the Heilongjiang provincial rice industry will be held.

Rice varieties with a high yield, good taste and excellent quality will win awards, along with rice brands and enterprises with excellent customer feedback.

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A press conference for the first China International Rice Festival is held by the Information Office of the Government of Heilongjiang Province on Sept 10. [Photo/Xinhua]

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 Xing Aiguo, deputy secretary of Heilongjiang Provincial People’s Government, introduces the preparatory work of the first China International Rice Festival at a press conference on Sept 10. [Photo/Xinhua]

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