Vietnam - Korean food and culture festival 2016 in Hanoi

Vietnam - Korean food and culture festival 2016 in Hanoi
UPDATED: 07 Nov 2016 6 Views

The Hanoi’s My Dinh national stadium will host the Vietnam - Korean food and culture festival 2016 from November 11 - 13.

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[caption id="attachment_2154" align="aligncenter" width="640"]The Vietnam – Korean food and culture festival 2016 will be held from November 11 to November 13 at the My Dinh Stadium The Vietnam – Korean food and culture festival 2016 will be held from November 11 to November 13 at the My Dinh Stadium[/caption]

The Vietnam - Korean food and culture festival 2016 will be held from November 11 to November 13 at the My Dinh Stadium with the aim of strengthening relationship between Vietnam and the RoK as well as promoting exchange cooperation of two nation‘s business activities.

The 8th event is co-organized by the Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in collaboration with Korean Embassy in Vietnam, Korean Community in Hanoi, Korea Agro-Fisheries Trade Corp (aT), Korea Project on International Agriculture (KOPIA), and Korean Cultural Centre in Vietnam, and other sponsors.

Visitors can taste Korean food and drink from more than 100 booths of Korean restaurants in Vietnam, along with 40 Korean enterprises operating in food manufacturing. Besides, they can also enjoy the Vietnamese traditional dishes from the Vietnam – Korea Family Association as “Pho”, “nem ran” (spring rolls) and more. Particularly, the organizing panel also prepares a number of activities to attracting visitors such as making kimchi, K-POP dance contest, make-up learning and sets up a safe and special Kid Zone for children to play during the the festival.

[caption id="attachment_2153" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Visitors have chance to taste both Vietnamese and Korean food and drink Visitors have chance to taste both Vietnamese and Korean food and drink[/caption]

In addition, participants will also be entertained with exciting performances by Korean and Vietnamese artists and bands such as LABOUM, UKISS, Pyeon Seung Yeop, Hari Won, My Linh, Nhat Thuy, and Tien Tien as well as receive valuable gifts such as car, motorbike, television and more from the organizing panel.

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This annual festival has become a “spiritual food” expected by Korean wave (hallyu) fans, as well as an attractive place for consumers to taste both Korean and Vietnamese agricultural products via over 100 registered kiosks.

Last year’s event attracted nearly 90,000 visitors.