The first Nujiang Grand canyon Laowo ham culture tourism festival on March 26 held at Congren Villege, Laowo Township,Lushui City.
Four hams go through to the final
The judges select the hams by smelling,watching the hams,etc.
Thousands of hams join in the contest, after rounds of competitions, 8 hams arrive at the final. The judges select the hams by smelling,watching the hams,etc. No.5 ham,which is from Yingpo village,Laowo Township won the title of “the King of Hams”. Finally, the ham is bought for five thousand at the ham's sale.
the judges are voting
The ham won the title of “the King of Hams”
The prize winner comes onto the stage to receive the prize
“the King of Ham ”is successfully auctioned.
“Every year, twenty-five thousand to thirty thousand hams are made in Laowo, income of hams reaches 15 million yuan.”The Township Party secretary Zhang Ruirong said. The Township is exerting itself rises to enhance the hams’ visibility and brand effect by organizing hams selection activities. Zhang told that they are trying their best to make Laowo become the cultural tourism pilot of Lushui City, to promote the cultural tourism and economic construction of the city and township, and achieve the great development of tourism industry.(Nujiang Newspaper/Ni Yucai/He Wei/Li Xuexi)
(Web editor: Zhang Yun)