Festival to showcase five continents’ cuisine hinh anh 1Visitors enjoy Vietnamese food at an international food festival in HCM City. (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA)
Ho Chi Minh City’s residents will have the chance to enjoy the cuisine and culture of all five continents at a festival to be held at Hoa Lu Stadium in District 1 from October 5 to 8.

The inaugural Five Continents Food Festival-World Food will see a display of food and drinks, including vegetables, seafood and others.
Visitors can learn cooking from famous chefs. There will be a contest among cooks and the other among visitors.

Street magic and entertainment shows such as Japanese sword performances, Korean and Indian traditional dances and others will be performed.

More than 15 Vietnamese singers including Nhat Kim Anh, Ho Viet Trung, and Lam Hung will entertain audiences.

The event is expected to attract nearly 170 companies who will put up more than 300 stalls to showcase their food processing products and technologies.

It will offer foreign and local companies a chance to tie up for the production and trade of food products.

Many tourist destinations will be showcased.

A charity programme called Happy Dishes- Send Love to disadvantaged people in the city and its neighbouring provinces will be held.

The festival will be organised by the city-based Vietnam Industry and Trade Information Centre in cooperation with YAH Solution Co.Ltd.-VNA