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Hanoi to host European food fest

May 16, 2012
This year’s
European food festival will take place at 6 p.m. on May 26 at the
National Library of Vietnam, 31 Trang Thi Street in Hoan Kiem District,

With the participation of Metropole Hanoi, Hilton Hanoi Opera and
Melia and other hotels and restaurants, the festival gives local diners a
chance to experience diverse dining styles along with entertainment
activities for both adults and children.
According to organizers, the special event is one of the most
anticipated events for  foreign and local communities. This has also
become a traditional activity of the European Chamber of Commerce
(EuroCham) as part of ‘Europe Days’.
*This year’s three-day southern food festival with its 50
participants and 90 stands will kick off at 5 p.m. on May 25 at Dam Sen
Cultural Park in District 11.
The festival’s highlights are presentations on food preparation at
booths which are designed in line with different regional subjects.
Visitors can enjoy many artistic and cultural activities such as don ca
tai tu Nam Bo (southern amateur music), traditional Vietnamese music
performance and folk games.
According to Le Van Hung, deputy head of the organization committee,
20 provinces and cities including Dong Nai, Khanh Hoa, An Giang, Tay
Ninh and Dong Thap and 20 food catering services suppliers in the city
have registered to join the event.
The festival is hosted annually to promote dining cultural values of
the country and in particular from the southern region. Last year saw
the first event which attracted over 100,000 visitors with 50 stands
from 28 participants.
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