Titled “2012 Southern Land Cuisine Festival,” the event, to be held by Ho Chi Minh City Culture, Sport and Tourism Department, aims to introduce the diversity of the southern region’s cuisine.
The festival will gather 45 enterprises with 83 booths showcasing around 200 dishes from 18 provinces. Each booth will be decorated in a distinctive style to give visitors a specific look at the cultural characteristics of the regional cuisine.
The highlight of the festival will be a cooking competition titled “The Delicious Food of Southern Vietnam.” It will include processing and serving food activities with the following topics: Central Vietnamese marine cuisine, Tay Nguyen cuisine, Southern cuisine and Ho Chi Minh City cuisine.
The event will also features cocktail mixing contests and traditional musical performances as well as folk games, offering visitors a chance to learn more about southern culture.
“2012 Southern Land Cuisine Festival” will take place from May 25 to 27 at Dam Sen Cultural Park in District 11.