Some 100 booths are arranged into various zones, including an international corner featuring dishes from Denmark, Argentina, Italy and Thailand and a Vietnamese corner with an array of standout specialties from different regions. There is also a space for street food and an entertainment corner.

Visitors at the 12th Taste of the World festival. (Photo:

Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Tourism, said that after 11 years of organisation, the event attracts 300,000-500,000 visitors every year.

She hoped that the cuisine festive space will bring the southern hub, a dynamic city in the context of global integration, closer to international friends.

Other activities held in the framework of the festival include a showcase of wax models of Vietnamese food, demonstrations of how to make Vietnamese traditional cakes and a talk show “Vietnamese Tet and delicacies”.

The event will run through January 14.

Source: VNA