This March, Durian lovers should head directly to Semarang as the spotlight turns on this soft, sweet and spiky sensational fruit when the Durian Festival takesplace here from 6th to 8th March 2015.
To be held at the Jatisari Field, Mijen sub-district, Semarang City, capital of Central Java Province, the festival is open to the public and features activities that are all centered around the delectable durian.
The Festival comes close to the Cap Go Meh festivities at the end of the Lunar New Year, that is widely celebrated in Semarang.
Visitors from all over the country will be presented with many varieties of durians grown in the Mijen Area and other regions. Mijen is known as the center fordurian in Semarang.
The first day of the festival will feature prime fruit competitions that include a variety of exotic fruits such as the durian, salak (the snake-skin fruit), manggis(mangosteen), and duku. The second day of the festival will be highlighted with an exciting durian eating competition where everyone can participate, while the last day will feature a drawing competition for kids.
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