|Visitors enjoy Vietnamese food at an international food festival in HCM City. The city will host the Five Continents Food Festival-World Food in October. —VNA/VNS photo |Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — HCM City’s residents will have the chance to enjoy the cuisine and culture of all five continents at a festival to be held at Hoa Lư Stadium in the District 1 from October 5 to 8.
The inaugural Five Continents Food Festival-World Food will see a display of food and drinks, including vegetables, seafood and others.
Visitors can learn cooking from famous chefs. There will be a contest among cooks and the other among visitors.
Street magic and entertainment shows such as Japanese sword performances, Korean and Indian traditional dances and others will be performed.
More than 15 Vietnamese singers including Nhật Kim Anh, Hồ Việt Trung, and Lâm Hùng will entertain audiences.
The event is expected to attract nearly 170 companies who will put up more than 300 stalls to showcase their food processing products and technologies.
It will offer foreign and local companies a chance to tie up for the production and trade of food products.
Many tourism destinations will be showcased.
A charity programme called Happy Dishes- Send Love for disadvantaged people in the city and its neighbouring provinces will be held.
The festival will be organised by the city-based Việt Nam Industry and Trade Information Centre in co-operation with YAH Solution Co.Ltd. —VNS