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HCM City set for tastes of Korea

Update: October, 11/2013 - 09:45

HCM City will host a Korean food festival this weekend, the first of its kind to be held in the city.—File Photo

HCM CITY (VNS) — HCM City will host a Korean food festival this weekend, the first of its kind to be held in the city.

The 2013 Taste of Korea Festival, to be called "Globalisation and Korean Food" and organised by the World Institute of Kimchi with support from the Vietnam-Korea Times newspaper, will offer visitors the chance to try many kinds of kimchi and coconut juice processed using bio-technology.

It will also feature kimchi- and kimbap-making contests, a Korean cuisine exhibition, and traditional games.

Experts from the institute will take part in a seminar on fermented foods, which are an integral part of Korean cuisine.

Forty companies and organisations, including the Korean Administration of Tourism, Ong Kim's, Tous Les Jours, will take part in the festival which expects to attract 90,000 visitors.

It will be held at Crescent Mall in the Phu My Hung Urban Area in District 7. — VNS

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