Ho Chi Minh City to host 12th Taste of the World festival
Update: Jan 05, 2018
Excellent cuisines of Viet Nam and foreign countries will be introduced at 100 booths at the 12th Taste of the World festival scheduled for January 11-14 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Visitors at the 11th Taste of the World festival

The event, jointly held by the municipal Department of Tourism and the Viet Nam Tourism Association, draws the participation of foreign countries like Denmark, Argentina, Italy and Thailand, the organising board said on January 4.

The booths will be arranged into various zones, including international corner, Vietnamese corner, street food, special corner and entertainment corner.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Tourism, said that the event aims to promote Vietnamese specialty and foreign dishes while creating opportunities to promote regional and international friendship and cooperation.

Last year, the event attracted 300,000 visitors.