|Photo for illustration. Source: recipetineats.com.
The Hanoi Municipal Department of Culture and Sport in collaboration with the Hanoi Investment, Trade and Culture Promotion Center will open the Hanoi Culinary Festival 2018 on October 5-7 at Thong Nhat park, with the aim of promoting Hanoi tourism in particular and Vietnam tourism in general.
According to the organizing board, the Hanoi Culinary Festival is a meaningful event, contributing to honoring, connecting and promoting cultures of participating cities and provinces of the country and other countries. Of the participating localities, Hanoi’s culture will become a focus with a series of interesting activities.
The festival will introduce cultural spaces of craft villages associated with fine and famous Hanoi food specialties, such as Hanoi Pho (rice noodle soup), Thanh Tri steamed roll rice pancakes, Vong green rice flakes, and Uoc Le pork pies.
Additionally, a photo exhibition on Hanoi in the past and at present, its cultural history and cuisine will be held, along with the event to introduce a code of conduct in public areas in the capital city.
Visitors will also have chance to exchange with artisans and researchers on Hanoi cuisine as well as to experience traditional folk games to understand more about the cultural values of Hanoi.
By Linh Bui