[InKunming--Kunming] The 12th Shopping Fair for Spring Festival kicked off at Kunming National Convention Center on January 29th. The fair is also held at Dianchi International Convention and Exhibition Center. Citizens could alternatively go to the spot to buy special goods for Spring Festival before February 11th.
In the morning, a large number of people gathered at No.7 Pavilion of Kunming National Convention Center to select delicious foods for upcoming Spring Festival, including ham, dried beef, chicken, pork and the like. At the same time, citizens could taste hot food on the spot. "I bought ham and duck to cook on Chinese New Year’s eve. I also purchased plenty of sugar for my lovely grandson and the price here is much cheaper than that in supermarket." Mr. Guo hanging several bags said.
It is understood that 5 pavilions of Kunming National Convention Center and 4 pavilions of Dianchi International Convention and Exhibition Center have been arranged to sell goods.
In addition, there is a "Long Street Banquet" to cater for citizens at No 6 Pavilion of Dianchi Convention and Exhibition Center. People just need to get a meal coupon at No. 9 pavilion. Then they could freely eat local cuisines at the banquet, such as Guandu Baba, rice noodles and others.
It is noteworthy that 200 kilograms of fresh pork will be handed out to 60-years-old and above citizens who carry their own valid identity cards and shopping coupons from January 27th to February 11th.
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(Editors: Rachel, Cathy Chen)