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Taste of the World 2015 attendees doubled

Update: December, 08/2015 - 09:41
The annual international culinary festival Taste of the World closed its 10th season with the number of visitors nearly doubling the expectation of organisers. — Photo tuoitre.vn
HCM CITY   (VNS) — The annual international culinary festival Taste of the World closed its 10th season with the number of visitors nearly doubling the expectation of organisers.

The "Taste of the World 2015" culinary festival, which took place at the 23/9 Park in District 1 in HCM City from December 3-6, was held by the municipal Department of Tourism as part of the city's promotional programme.

According to the department, the event attracted nearly 550,000 local and international visitors, a huge success in comparison with the expectation of 300,000.

Attractions of the festival included the "5-Star Chef" mini-festival, two Vietnamese Guinness records in the "competition gathering the most number of vegetarian dishes in Viet Nam" with 52 dishes prepared by prestigious chefs in HCM City, and "the biggest kettledrum in Viet Nam made of fruit." — VNS


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