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Dec 15, 2022 / 21:13

Hanoi Agricultural Products and Craft Village Festival 2022 launched

The development of agriculture and craft villages has helped farmers improve life and contributed to the city's socio-economic development.

Hanoi Agricultural Products and Craft Village Festival in 2022 is expected to boost consumption, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Manh Quyen said at the launching ceremony on December 14 evening.

  

At the ceremony, Quyen affirmed that Hanoi is the place to preserve and promote the artistic quintessence of the capital city’s craft villages and Vietnam’s.

Vice Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Manh Quyen speaks at the opening ceremony. Photos: Pham Hung/The Hanoitimes

"The development of agricultural and handicraft villages has helped farmers improve life and contributed to the city's socio-economic development with a focus on developing the One Community, One Product (OCOP) program," Quyen said.

He said Hanoi had built more than 200 rice production areas, over 5,000 hectares of safe vegetables, 50 high-quality flower gardens, and 60 large-scale aquaculture farms to boost smart and high-tech agriculture, adapting to climate change.

“Notably, the city has 160 high-tech agricultural production models; the value of high-tech agricultural products accounts for about 35% of the total value of agricultural production in the city, creating jobs for around 740,000 labor,” the vice chairman stressed.

In the near future, Hanoi intends to promote modern agricultural production models, expand markets, develop ecological and organic agriculture, and promote rural tourism and experiential education.

Quintessence convergence of agricultural products and typical craft villages
 

With 1,350 craft villages, the capital city converges all trades, including 47 out of 52 traditional trades of the country.

 Hanoi's leaders cut the ribbon to launch Agricultural Products and Craft Village Festival 2022. 

The Hanoi Agricultural Products and Craft Village Festival 2022 displays ornamental creatures, OCOP products, products of traditional craft villages, performance art of Vietnamese cuisine, hi-tech agricultural products, and craft village products of other provinces and cities.

The event also a bridge linking “Managers - Scientists - Farmers - Entrepreneurs - Consumers” from Hanoi and other cities in the country to promote typical agricultural products, village handicraft products, and high-tech agricultural models, which have contributed to preserving traditional crafts and developing local specialties.

Within the framework of the event, there will be a workshop to review the project "Enhancing capacity for analysis and certification of agricultural products and evaluate the coordination to ensure food safety and product quality of provinces and cities that signed cooperation agreements on agricultural product consumption.

Along with that, the culinary culture space with 16 food stalls will introduce many Hanoi specialties, including Thanh Tri steamed roll rice pancakes, Phu Nhi sticky rice cake, Phu Thuong sticky rice, Com lang Vong (Vong village's young sticky rice), and as well as some royal dishes.

The event is open to the public for five days starting December 14 in My Dinh 2 Ward, Nam Tu Liem district.

The products on display have a guarantee of origin, and consumers can find products of the highest safety and quality.

Hanoi’s leaders visit the booths at the festivals.