|The festival introduces Hawker Chan’s Michelin-starred cuisine. — Photo zing.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Thousands of Hanoians and international tourists enjoyed Michelin-starred rice with braised chicken by chefs of Hawker Chan Restaurant sold at the Singapore Festival held over the weekend in centralHà Nội.
Hawker Chan was one of several restaurants introducing Singaporean delicacies at the festival.
The festival was divided into different areas called tribes. Culture Shaper Tribe showed art installations, cultural performances and films, Foodie Tribe offered experiences of various delicacies, Collector Tribe included pop-up showcases of homegrown brands, Explorer Tribe introduced tours and destinations and Socialiser Tribe presented music performances.
|Chairman of Hà Nội People’s Committee Nguyễn Đức Chung (left) and Teo Chee Hean, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore at the opening ceremony. — VNS Photo Minh Thu|
The opening ceremony was attended by Teo Chee Hean, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Ambassador Catherine Wong Siow Ping and Chairman of Hà Nội People’s Committee Nguyễn Đức Chung.
Nguyễn Hà Lê brought her children to the festival and felt like they were on a vacation in Singapore.
"My children love playing on a replica of the sand beach at Sentosa area. I visited Singapore years ago and now feel like that the festival truly brings some corners of Singapore to Hà Nội."
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB), the Embassy of Singapore in Hà Nội and the city’s People’s Committee organised the event. — VNS