The parade of vehicles will travel to the city hall. An official opening ceremony will commence with the cutting the world’s largest longan cake, as well as handing out awards to winners of agricultural products contest, and longan-decorated floats. Following this will be a beauty contest and a show by the Mai Muang band with celebrated singers.
Mr. Sakchai Tanatwanit, provincial chief of the Lamhun Agricultre and Agricultural Cooperatives office, made known that Lamphun is the largest grower of longan in the country, having the most land dedicated to cultivation of the fruit. The festival is being held to educate longan farmers to help them increase the quality and standard of the fruit produced. The longan is an important cash crop of the province.