The 2007 Thai Fruits and Food Festival will be held in Chengdu,
capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province from April 11 to 17, offering
a good opportunity for Chinese people to enjoy Thai fruits, food
A total of 50 tons Thai fruit will be air-lifted to Chengdu,
said Thongchai Chasawath, Consul General of Thailand's Consulate
General in Chengdu.
Thai cakes, snacks and seafood as well as Thai folk dance and
boxing performances will be offered during the week-long festival,
Vice Foreign Minister of Thailand, SawanitKongsiri, will attend
the opening ceremony, he added.
It is the third such festival to be held in Chengdu.
This year's festival is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of
Thailand in Chengdu, the Horticultural Science Society of Thailand
and the Foreign Affairs Office of the Chengdu municipal
(Xinhua News Agency April 11, 2007)