Southern traditional cake festival to take place in Can Tho City

Wednesday, 03/04/2024 16:17
The annual southern traditional cake festival will take place in Binh Thuy district, Can Tho City from April 17 to April 21 to both preserve and celebrate southern traditional cakes, whilst simultaneously building a trademark for them.
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The information was released by Nguyen Minh Tuan, director of Can Tho city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, at a press conference in Can Tho City on April 2.

As many as 250 food stalls by both artisans and businesses based in Can Tho city and 18 provinces and cities throughout the southern region will also take part in the festival.

Visitors will have the chance to sample hundreds of kinds of traditional signature savoury and sweet cakes.

Especially, a performance to make a three-metre long bánh xèo (sizzling rice crepe) will be held with the participation of local artisans to introduce the local specialty to domestic and foreign tourists.

On this occasion, more than 100 artisans will exchange with visitors through a cooking contest, as well as present cooking demonstrations for visitors at the festival.

In addition, cooking classes for children, folk games, and live folk music performances every night will be held./.

Compiled by BTA