The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will coordinate with the representative agency of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in HCM City, the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Association, and Phu Tho Tourist Service Limited Company to organize the Southern Land Food Festival at Dam Sen Cultural Park from May 27 to 29, 2011.
According to the organization board, about 60 businesses including restaurants, hotels and the well-known Food and Beverage (F&B) businesses in the city and surrounding provinces have registered to participate in the festival up to now. The food pavilions will be designed according to culture of each region and arranged in topics such as: Central coast gastronomy, Highlands gastronomy, Southern gastronomy, Saigon gastronomy.
Coming to the festival, visitors will have opportunity to contemplate the specialistsâ€™ presentations of cooking arts, decorative arts of fruit & vegetable carving and enjoy the special performances such as amateur traditional music (don ca tai tu), classical theatre (hat boi), coastal chanty, bamboo dance (mua sap), Central Highlands gongs and traditional folk games of the South...
The Southern Land Food Festival 2011 creates favorable conditions for F&B related businesses in the city and the southern provinces to introduce to visitors their specialties. This is also an opportunity to exchange, share experiences as well as contribute to boosting the cooperation relations between tourism related businesses throughout the country.