|Chef Martin Yang will hold a cooking demonstration on May 20 during An Giang Province’s Food and Tourism Week, to be held from May 16-25 at Vĩnh Đông Trade Centre in Châu Đốc City. — Photo baomoi.com|Viet Nam News
AN GIANG — The southern Mekong Delta province of An Giang will host a Food and Tourism Week from May 16 to 25 at Vĩnh Đông Trade Centre in Châu Đốc City.
The event, organised by An Giang Tourism Promotion Centre and the Sài Gòn Biz Marketing Communication Joint-Stock Company, will introduce local specialties and encourage participating vendors to offer higher quality food and services, further boosting tourism.
There will be 200 booths, displaying signature dishes and souvenirs from An Giang and other provinces, including Bình Dương, Bình Phước, Đồng Nai, Long An, Thái Nguyên and Thừa Thiên Huế, among others, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
Food vendors from Thailand, Korea, Japan, Australia, Canada, and the US and others will also join the event.
Visitors will have an opportunity to meet famous international chef Martin Yan, who will have a cooking demonstration on May 20.
To attract more visitors, event organisers will hold a ceremony to honour Bà Chúa Xứ (local tutelary goddess) and Đờn Ca Tài Tử (southern folk music) performances featuring the cultural values of the Óc Eo period and ethnic Khmer. — VNS