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19-08-2014, 12:26

Tajikistan to Celebrate Honey and Melon Festival-2014


Avesta.Tj | 19.08.2014 | The Honey and Melon Festival-2014 will take place in Dushanbe markets – Shohmansur, Sahovat, Karabolo and Dehqon on August 30.

According to the Tajik Agriculture Ministry’s press service, the event will be held jointly with the Dushanbe mayor’s office.

Honey and Melon Festival is annually celebrated in cities and regions of Tajikistan at the end of August. Last year the farmers and beekeepers offered for sale more than 115 tons of environmentally friendly mountain honey and 187 tons of melons. 

Besides abundance of goods, prices also pleased – 15-20% lower than market prices.

According to statistics, more than 500 tons of honey was produced by July 1.


This year Tajikistan allocated 400 thousand somoni for the development of beekeeping.