HCM CITY (VNS) — The annual cuisine festival Dat Phuong Nam (Southern Land) with more than 100 local dishes will be held from May 29 to June 1 at Dam Sen Park in HCM City's District 11.
The unique cuisine of the Central Highlands will be the highlight of the event. More than 100 booths will display dishes from the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to the southern tip of the country.
The fair will include demonstrations of cooking and bartending as well as the art of food garnishing and vegetable and fruit carving.
In addition, exhibitors will participate in a contest that will select 100 delicious southern dishes with the aim of promoting southern cuisine.
Demonstrations of the gong culture in the Central Highlands, along with southern traditional music and traditional folk games, will be part of the event as well.
The event is co-organised by the city's Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the HCM City Tourism Association and Phu Tho Tourism and Service Company. — VNS