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AKIPRESS.COM - The 13th Apple Festival will be held on Sept 22 in Ak-Korgon village, Ala-Buka district of Jalal-Abad region, organizers of the festival Bank Kompanion said.
The first festival took place in 2006 on the shore of Issyk-Kul lake to become an effective economic platform for local farmers.
The objective of the event is to develop gardening and strengthening of market relations between buyers and sellers of agricultural produce.
The previous festival was held in Batken region and the gardeners were able to sell over 1000 tons of apples.
Participants will have an opportunity to sign contracts for sale of their products and obtain consultations from the specialists of the bank on agronomy and veterinary medicine for free.
Program also includes a fair of apple products, master-classes and competitions, concert and tasting of foods made of fruits.