HCM CITY (VNS)— A special programme featuring the culinary arts of Viet Nam will be held at Van Thanh Tourist Park in HCM City's Binh Quoi Tourism Village on Feb 21-23.
Called Ngay hoi que toi (Festive Day of My Homeland), it will take place from 4-9pm on three days to introduce food from all regions of the country, north, central, south, northwest and the Central Highlands, to both domestic and international tourists.
According to the organiser, this year's programme focuses on the country's traditional cakes and sweetened porridges.
In addition, there will be folk games, including demonstrations on how to make toys with coconut leaves and bamboo, and from coloured rice dough.
Musical performances include love duets, folk songs from Hue and the south- central region, and don ca tai tu (Southern amateur music).
A craft village area displaying cooking demonstrations of traditional cakes, and a fishing village with boats, tools and typical meals of fishermen along Viet Nam's coastal areas, will also be included.
Entry price is VND250,000 (US$11.9) per adult. Participants receive coupons that can be used to buy food and drinks.
Van Thanh Tourist Park is located at 48/10 Dien Bien Phu Street, Binh Thanh District, in HCM City. — VNS